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The ability to go about without shame : a proposal for internationally comparable indicators of shame and humiliation

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Shame and humiliation are central to the understanding of poverty yet internationally comparable data on this dimension are missing. Based on existing indicators from related fields, this article suggests eight indicators to measure specific aspects of shame and humiliation that could start an in-depth debate around this topic. The indicators are the following: whether respondents would feel shame if they were poor; levels of shame proneness; perceptions of respectful treatment, unfair tre...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Series:
OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
03
ISBN:
9781907194047
Language:
English
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2014-11-26

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