First published in 1998, this books considers defining the concept of poverty as a collective issue through an empitrical view point on an international scale. Looking to define ‘poverty’ by compiling case studies by academics writing from viewpoints in a variety of individual countries.

part Part One|1 pages

Conceptual issues

part Part Two|1 pages

Methodological issues

part Part Three|1 pages

Using a multidimensional concept of poverty: Results from different countries

part Part Four|1 pages

Applying the dynamic approach

chapter |26 pages

Poverty risks and the life cycle: The individualization thesis reconsidered

ByHans-Jürgen Andreß, Katja Schulte

part Part Five|1 pages

Problems of poverty research: Lessons from Italy and Russia