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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: Latin America : towards a liberal-informal welfare regime
Introduction Esping-Andersen (1990; 1999) has developed a typology of welfare regimes for developed countries. His analysis focuses on the production of welfare, understood as the articulation ofExpand
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Discussions Among the Poor: Exploring Poverty Dynamics with Focus Groups in Bangladesh
  • P. Davis
  • Political Science
  • 1 February 2007
Findings from 116 focus group discussions are presented, which took place in eleven districts in Bangladesh in mid-2006. It forms the first part of three phases of research in an integratedExpand
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Welfare regimes in development contexts: a global and regional analysis
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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Informal security regimes : the strength of relationships
Introduction This chapter argues that the poorer regions of the world do not comfortably conform to the two key assumptions upon which the OECD model of welfare state regime relies: a legitimateExpand
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Parallel Realities: Exploring Poverty Dynamics Using Mixed Methods in Rural Bangladesh
  • P. Davis, B. Baulch
  • Medicine, Economics
  • The journal of development studies
  • 1 January 2011
Abstract This paper explores the implications of using two methodological approaches to study poverty dynamics in rural Bangladesh. Using data from a unique longitudinal study, we show how differentExpand
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Poverty dynamics and life trajectories in rural Bangladesh
Abstract This paper presents emerging findings from an ongoing longitudinal study into poverty dynamics and life trajectories in rural Bangladesh. The study integrates a quantitative panel survey ofExpand
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The Governance of Co-operatives under Competitive Conditions: Issues, Processes and Culture
Reviews the contemporary debate on governance within the co‐operative sector and makes an analysis of the traditional approach taken by the movement. Critiques the view that democratic structures areExpand
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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: East Asia : the limits of productivist regimes
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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The Dynamics of Africa's In/Security Regimes
Introduction In this chapter I use the in/security model developed in chapter 3 to analyse insecurity and welfare on the continent of Africa. The in/security model has five main components: theExpand
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Civil society, international donors and poverty in Bangladesh
The recent donor emphasis on building civil society in poor countries assumes that such support will benefit the poorest sections of these societies. It therefore presumes to be readily connected toExpand
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