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Social protection as development policy : Asian perspectives / editors, Sarah Cook and Naila Kabeer.

Contributor(s): Cook, Sarah, 1961- [editor. ] | Kabeer, Naila [editor. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Routledge, 2010Description: xxiv, 371 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415585736 (hbk.).Subject(s): Poverty -- Asia -- Prevention | Marginality, Social -- Asia -- Prevention | Human services -- Asia | Public welfare -- Asia | Economic development -- Asia | Asia -- Social policyDDC classification: 338.95 SOC
Contents:
Introduction: Exclusions, deficits and trajectories / Sarah Cook and Naila Kabeer -- Shock-induced poverty in Urban China / Meian Wang -- Social protection and the economic well-being of families with dependent children in urban China / Xiulan Zhang and Yebin Xu -- Gender, work and security in urban China: the reconstruction of idendity as laid-off worker / Sarah Cook and Susan Jolly -- Social protection and market reforms in Vietnam / Robert L. Bach and Le Bach Duong -- Social security for rural migrant workers in China: currant coverage, institutional design and policy suggestions / Dewen Wang, Yongtang Ma and Changyou Zhu -- Reading the signposts: social protection for home-based women workers in South Asia / Ratna M. Sudarshan -- Approaching basic and economic security for informal workers through national and local initiatives: case studies of home-based workers in South Asia / Donna L. Doane -- Women's vulnerability, risk and social protection: an exploration of links between property ownership and domestic violence in South Asia / Nandita Bhatla, Nata Duvvury and Swati Chakraborty -- Food security at the local level: a study in contrast between Kerala and Orissa in India / K.P. Kannan and N. Vijayamohanan Pillai -- Targeting in social protection programmes: the experience of Indonesia / Asep Suryahadi, Wenefrida Widyanti, Daniel Suryadarma and Sudarno Sumarto -- Crafting and graduation pathway for the ultra poor: lessons and evidence from a BRAC programme in Bangladesh / Imran Matin, Munshi Sulaiman and Mehnaz Rabbani.
Summary: Containing contributions based on primary research in several countries in the Asia region, this title provides fresh insights into the inter-related problems of poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion as well as into efforts to address these problems.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Exclusions, deficits and trajectories / Sarah Cook and Naila Kabeer --
Shock-induced poverty in Urban China / Meian Wang --
Social protection and the economic well-being of families with dependent children in urban China / Xiulan Zhang and Yebin Xu --
Gender, work and security in urban China: the reconstruction of idendity as laid-off worker / Sarah Cook and Susan Jolly --
Social protection and market reforms in Vietnam / Robert L. Bach and Le Bach Duong --
Social security for rural migrant workers in China: currant coverage, institutional design and policy suggestions / Dewen Wang, Yongtang Ma and Changyou Zhu --
Reading the signposts: social protection for home-based women workers in South Asia / Ratna M. Sudarshan --
Approaching basic and economic security for informal workers through national and local initiatives: case studies of home-based workers in South Asia / Donna L. Doane --
Women's vulnerability, risk and social protection: an exploration of links between property ownership and domestic violence in South Asia / Nandita Bhatla, Nata Duvvury and Swati Chakraborty --
Food security at the local level: a study in contrast between Kerala and Orissa in India / K.P. Kannan and N. Vijayamohanan Pillai --
Targeting in social protection programmes: the experience of Indonesia / Asep Suryahadi, Wenefrida Widyanti, Daniel Suryadarma and Sudarno Sumarto --
Crafting and graduation pathway for the ultra poor: lessons and evidence from a BRAC programme in Bangladesh / Imran Matin, Munshi Sulaiman and Mehnaz Rabbani.

Containing contributions based on primary research in several countries in the Asia region, this title provides fresh insights into the inter-related problems of poverty, vulnerability and social exclusion as well as into efforts to address these problems.

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