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Every day, we are barraged by statistics, images, and emotional messages that present poverty as a problem to be quantified, managed, and solved. Global generations present the poor as a heterogeneous group and stress globalized solutions to the problem of poverty. Governing the Poor exposes the ways in which such generalized descriptions and quantifications marginalize the poor and their experiences.
|Publication date:||14th March 2011|
|Author:||Suzan Ilcan, Anita Lacey|
|Publisher:||McGill-Queen's University Press|
|Categories:||Development economics & emerging economies, Poverty & unemployment,|
Suzan Ilcan is a professor of sociology and Canada Research Chair at the University of Windsor. Anita Lacey is a senior lecturer in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Auckland.More About Suzan Ilcan, Anita Lacey