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The price of poverty

Mary Buck

The price of poverty

mental health and gender

by Mary Buck

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Published by Sage in [S.l.] .
Written in English


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StatementMary Buck.
SeriesCritical social policy -- Vol.17, pp.79-97
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination20p.
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL16213119M

poverty measurement worldwide and sketches a road to improving country practices while achieving greater comparability within and across countries. It is hoped that this book will serve as the basis for formulating national, regional and international statistical programs to strengthen the capacity in member countries to collect and analyze Size: 1MB. Child Marriage and POVERTY Child marriage is most common in the world’s poorest countries and is often concentrated among the poorest households within those countries. It is closely linked with poverty and low levels of economic development. In families with limited resources, child marriage is often seen as a way to provide forFile Size: KB.


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