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  1. Conference- Absolute Poverty in Europe

    …poverty (malnutrition, physical and mental illness, stigma, isolation, etc.). We encourage papers from scholars with backgrounds in the humanities or the social sciences, as well as from practitioners. Furthermore, we particularly welcome papers approaching the normative and political implications of absolute poverty in Europe and its alleviation. There also will be a special stream on the practice of poverty alleviation in Europe together with t…

  2. OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Low-Income Students, Human Development and Higher Education in South Africa: Opportunities, obstacles and outcomes

    …anie Walker, Monica McLean, Mikateko Mathebula & Patience Mukwambo This book explores learning outcomes for low-income rural and township youth at five South African universities. The book is framed as a contribution to southern and Africa-centred scholarship, adapting Amartya Sen’s capability approach and a framework of key concepts: capabilities, functionings, context, conversion factors, pover

  3. Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender and Poverty

    …rty research and measurement; gender and the socio-spatiality of poverty (e.g. rural, urban). The workshop will run over two days and each speaker will be given a slot of 75 minutes (about 25 minutes for presentation and 50 minutes for discussion). Draft papers are shared in advance and speakers can focus on the key points of their papers in the oral presentation. Selected papers will be published a volume on the workshop topic in the Springer Boo…


    …adalupe Rodríguez (UNISON) Anna Ochoa O’Leary, (U de A) Carlos Ovando (ASU) 3. ECONOMÍA REGIONAL Y DESARROLLO HUMANO: CRECIENDO CON EQUIDAD EN LA REGIÓN SONORA-ARIZONA Temas: Integración e interdependencia económica; cooperación transfronteriza y gobernabilidad; Integración y asimetrías inter e intra regionales; crecimiento económico y; empleo, pobreza, bienestar y calidad de vida. Sesión programada para el 11 de febrero de 2016 en Hermosillo, Son…

  5. HD&C Debate Series – Technology and Human Development

    …See the Routledge website for more information about this book Table of contents Introduction 1. The appropriate technology movement and the capability approach 2. The details of technological design 3. Embedding technology in socio-technical networks 4. The capability approach and ICT for Development (ICT4D) Conclusions Back to HDCA information about this book series…

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