China's War against the Many Faces of Poverty: Towards a new long march

1st Edition

Jing Yang, Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

Published March 29, 2016
Reference - 346 Pages - 35 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138819603 - CAT# Y172052
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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China’s War against the Many Faces of Poverty measures multidimensional poverty in China and deprivation related to income, education, health issues, living standards and social security. The book adopts a well-developed methodology using three different empirical datasets to analyse aspects of regional diversity across rural and urban and migrant populations of China.  

The book also analyses the links between development policies considered by the government and the various facets of poverty in light of rapid economic growth and addresses important policy implications.

In the existing literature, in-depth research on multidimensional poverty in China is almost non-existent. This book is a pioneer study in this important field of research. With its innovative approach in concepts and methodologies and in its analysis of policy implications make this book a definitive and valuable addition to the literature.

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