Using Family Histories to Understand the Intergenerational Transmission of Chronic Poverty
AbstractA method of collecting family histories that would act as a means of linking households from the panel studies with individual life histories is proposed. The procedure used to construct a three-generation â€˜social genealogicalâ€™ chart of the family and a strategy for interviewing individual family members sited across the generations of the family is described. A mode of â€˜contrastive comparisonâ€™ analysis between the factual family history and the accounts of the family given by differently-sited family members is explained that would allow a holistic extra-individual view of the family to be constructed. [CPRC Working Paper 103]
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social genealogy; histories; households; holistic; members; individual family; history; social genealogical; generation; interviews; contrastive; comparison; poverty; research; intergenerational; quantitative; qualitative; transfer; transmission; poverty; ethical issues; contrastive;
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- Stephen P. Jenkins & Thomas Siedler, 2007. "Using Household Panel Data to Understand the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 694, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
- Hulme, David & Shepherd, Andrew, 2003. "Conceptualizing Chronic Poverty," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 403-423, March.
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