Poverty, Household Strategies and Coping with Urban Life: Examining 'Livelihood Framework' in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Hossain2005PovertyHS,
  title={Poverty, Household Strategies and Coping with Urban Life: Examining 'Livelihood Framework' in Dhaka City, Bangladesh},
  author={S. Mokaddas Hossain},
  year={2005}
}
The livelihood framework suggests that poverty is not only a product of material deprivation but of a set of interlocking factors, including physical weakness, social isolation, vulnerability and powerlessness. The paper aims to explain how the poor cope with urban life though their household strategies in reference to livelihood framework. Data have been collected from five hundred urban poor living in three different neighbourhoods in Dhaka City, Bangladesh, by using a structured… CONTINUE READING

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