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Published: 06 December 2018

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780198754336

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The Global Rise of Social Cash Transfers

How States and International Organizations Constructed a New Instrument for Combating Poverty

Lutz Leisering

  • Provides a unique database, covering all countries in the global South, with in-depth variables
  • Combines quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Develops a sociological theory of social policy in developing contexts
  • Develops concepts and indicators of social assistance and social cash transfers

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