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Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition Countries

by Jeanine Braithwaite

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics - Theory,
  • International - Economics,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • Economic And Technical Assistance,
  • Poverty,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • 1989-,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Former Soviet republics,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10387562M
    ISBN 100312224362
    ISBN 109780312224363

    vi Foreword ˜ e Handbook on Poverty and Social Analysis: A Working Document is designed to be a valuable resource to help sta˚ of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), government o˛ cers, consultants, project sponsors/borrowers, and other stakeholders to e˚ File Size: 2MB.   Free Online Library: Social assistance and the challenges of poverty and inequality in Azerbaijan, a low-income country in transition. by "Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare"; Sociology and social work Income distribution Analysis Poverty United States Welfare reform Forecasts and trends.

      Robert is a leading authority on poverty, welfare programs and immigration in America. It is generally argued that the U.S. has a small social welfare system compared to other rich nations and far. nalysts of social assistance in the Russian Federation have consistently documented the poor targeting of benefits delivered by these programs.1 The housing allowance program, initiated in , was the country’s first explicitly means-tested program (Struyk, Lee, and Puzanov ).

    An estimated 36 percent of the very poor escaped extreme poverty because of social safety nets, providing clear evidence that social safety net programs are making a substantial impact in the global fight against poverty. In developing and transition countries, . • social assistance and welfare service programs for the vulnerable reducing poverty. Social protection, as an integral part of social develop-ment, one of the three pillars of the Transition economies are discovering that the comprehensive social.


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Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition Countries th Edition by NA NA (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: Declining incomes and growing income inequality have led to a rise in poverty in the transition economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

This study examines poverty and social assistance in six countries - Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland. This holds the potential for better targeting of social assistance in Eastern Europe, and the study proposes a novel two-step approach to identify the poor.

Keywords Eastern Europe Hungary Income inequality inequality poverty Russia science. Get this from a library. Poverty and social assistance in transition countries. [Jeanine Braithwaite; Christiaan Grootaert; Branko Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition Countries book -- "This study examines poverty and social assistance in six countries - Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Russia, and Kyrgyz Republic - comparing the poverty profiles and the correlates of poverty.

Declining incomes and growing income inequality have led to a rise in poverty in the transition economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. This study examines poverty and social assistance in six countries - Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Russia, and Kyrgyz Republic - to compare the poverty profiles and the correlates of.

This Book Note is brought to you for free and open access by the Social Work at ScholarWorks at WMU. For more information, please contact @ Recommended Citation () "Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition e Braithwaite, Christiaan Grootaert and Branko Milanovic.,"The.

Transition, poverty, and social assistance in Mongolia (English) Abstract. Sincethe transformation of the Mongolian economy from a centrally planned social system to a market economy has been impressive, although difficult.

Economic measures of stabilization and reform have led to a decline in inflation, and a projected Cited by: 5. Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market economy (English) Abstract. This book is about income, inequality, and poverty during the remarkable period of collapse of Communism and the construction of capitalism in the 18 formerly socialist by: Book note for Jeanine Braithwaite, Christiaan Grootaert and Branko Milanovic, Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition Countries.

New York: St. Martin's Press, $ hardcover. Explaining how flagship anti-poverty programmes emerged, this book provides the first comprehensive account of the global growth of social assistance transfers in developing countries.

Armando Barrientos begins by focusing on the ethical and conceptual foundations of social assistance, and he discusses the justifications for assisting those in Cited by:   Introduction.

According to the most influential definitions, poverty is seen as a lack of economic resources that have negative social consequences—this is in fact a view that dominates current theories of poverty (Townsend ; Sen ; UN ), and also has a long heritage (Smith /).

The idea is that even when people have food, clothes, and Cited by:   (See the book by J. Braithwaite, Ch. Grootaert and B. Milanovic, "Poverty and social assistance in Transition Countries, St. Martin's Press, " and the book by B.

Milanovic, Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to. economic systems in transition countries are identified. In section 3 quantitative and qualitative evidence on poverty is presented, while in section 4 groups are identified within the transition societies which are especially vulnerable to poverty.

In section 5 we examine some evidence of long-term or chronic by: There is a growing consensus around the view that social protection constitutes an effective response to poverty and vulnerability in developing countries, and an essential component of. how poverty a ffects people in transition countries.

This can be addressed in two ways: obj ectively, b y emplo ying a broader definition of poverty, s uch as theAuthor: Dirk Bezemer. “We advocate the atheistic philosophy because it is the only clear, consistent position which seems possible to us.

As atheists, we simply deny the assumptions of theism; we declare that the God idea, in all its features, is unreasonable and unprovable; we add, more vitally, that the God idea is an interference with the interests of human happiness and progress.

The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing.

state is small, the data presented [in the book] are shocking and constitute a wake up call. Once health and education benefits are counted, real per capita social welfare in the United States is larger than in almost all other countries!” 5 Only one nation (Norway) spends more per person than the U.S.

spends. 6 A Uniform Standard of ComparisonFile Size: KB. We review the extent and nature of poverty across the transition countries, emphasising the phenomenon of the working-age poor. We consider governments' fiscal positions and revenue raising tools, including the issue of whether some countries now have levels of external debt servicing that are so high as to hamper social sector expenditures.

Developing countries depend on national and global economic growth to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by In this regard, international trade is recognized as a. Income, Inequality, and Poverty during the Transition from Planned To Market Economy.

World Bank. (with Ethan Kapstein) Income and Influence. Upjohn Institute. (with Christiaan Grootaert and Jeanine Braithwaite) Poverty and Social Assistance in Transition Countries. St. Martin's Press. Worlds ution: City University of New York.

Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market economy (英语) 摘要. This book is about income, inequality, and poverty during the remarkable period of collapse of Communism and the construction of capitalism in the 18 formerly socialist by: Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market economy / Branko Milanovic.

p. cm. — (World Bank regional and sectoral studies) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN X 1. Income distribution—Europe, Eastern.

2. Income distribution—Former Soviet repub-lics. 3. Poverty—Europe, Eastern. 4.