The Two Poverties
There are at least two distinct and inconsistent views of poverty. These views, which can be called “poverty as desperation” and “poverty as vulnerability”, have different implications about anti-poverty policy. It is important to confront this conflict and to try to devise empirical stategies which will help us distinguish between these views.
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