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Business as usual? The global political economy of childhood poverty

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This paper reviews the contemporary political economy of childhood poverty in relation to an entrenched inequality between wealthy, powerful states principally located in Europe, North America (plus Japan) and others, particularly countries in Africa and parts of Asia. Such inequality is evidenced and reinforced by the workings of global institutions such as the UN, the WTO, World Bank and IMF in which members of the G8 wield disproportionate influence. Thus, this paper proceeds on the unders...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Hart, J
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Technical Note
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/technical-notes
Publication date:
2008-01-01
Paper number:
13
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English
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2010-03-17

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