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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780511282850, 9780511291036

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Book description In a world where many experience unprecedented levels of wellbeing, chronic poverty remains a major concern for many developing countries and the international community. Conventional frameworks for understanding development and poverty have focused on money, commodities and economic growth.   This book challenges these conventional approaches and contributes to a new In a world where many experience unprecedented levels of wellbeing, chronic poverty remains a major concern for many developing countries and the international community.4/5. Development and wellbeing. At first sight it appears incongruous to discuss wellbeing in relation to developing countries. Most often, and properly, our attention and concern is for the many people who experience suffering as a consequence of their poverty. wellbeing from these perspectives. This book establishes a new strategy and methodology for researching wellbeing that can influence policy. Ian Gough is Professor of Social Policy and Deputy Director of the ESRC Research Group on Wellbeing in Developing Countries at the University of Bath. He is the co-author of Insecurity and Welfare Regimes.

Detailed analyses of poverty and wellbeing in developing countries, based on household surveys, have been ongoing for more than three decades. The large majority of developing countries now regularly conduct a variety of household surveys, and the information base in developing countries with respect to poverty and wellbeing has improved dramatically. This book brings together papers by leading international scholars on researching wellbeing in developing countries. The book stems from an intensive international workshop held in July at the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study in Germany, co-sponsored by the ESRC Research Group on Well-Being in Developing Countries (WeD) at the University of Bath, the WIDER . Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries: motivation and overview. From book: Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries. Book Chapter. Actions. Copy Citation Access Book Chapter. Author. Channing Arndt. Finn Tarp. Part of Book. Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries. Details. Oxford. Measuring poverty and wellbeing in developing countries: motivation and overview Channing Arndt and Finn Tarp; 2. Absolute poverty lines Channing Arndt, Kristi Mahrt and Finn Tarp More Working Paper | Absolute poverty lines; 3. Multidimensional first-order dominance comparisons of population wellbeing.

  Wellbeing in Developing Countries: From Theory to Research Hardcover – 31 May by J. Allister McGregor Edited by Ian Gough (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).   A range of international experts from psychology, economics, anthropology, sociology, political science and development evaluate the state-of-the-art in understanding wellbeing from these perspectives. This book establishes a new strategy and methodology for researching wellbeing that can influence policy. to his wellbeing. Ian Gough would Ilketo acknowledge the contribution to his wellbeing of Amy, George, Oliver, Ted, Esther and William. 'ow, 10rk Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Wellbeing in developing countries: from theory to research/edited by Ian Gough and J. Allister McGregor. - 1st ed. p. cm. The formal objective of the Wellbeing in Developing Countries Research Group at the University of Bath is to develop a c onceptual and methodological framework for .