Tag Archives: Poverty

On SAGE Insight: Can foreign aid be used as a counterterrorism tool?

Article title: Foreign Aid as a Counterterrorism Tool: More Liberty, Less Terror? From: Journal of Conflict Resolution Preventing terrorist attacks is one of the most significant challenges that nation-states face today. The urgency and importance of this problem creates strong incentives … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Impact of Globalization on Mental Health in Low- and Middle-income Countries

From Psychology and Developing Societies Given the rapid advances in all kinds of technologies, communication technology in particular, globalization is a challenge to health and wellbeing worldwide. It impacts social and other determinants of health in ways that are detrimental … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Leading schools in contexts of multiple deprivation in South Africa

Guest editors: Felix Maringe and Relebohile Moletsane From Educational Management Administration & Leadership As discussed in this special issue, many schools in South Africa tend to experience multiple forms of deprivation. The state, civil society, communities and individuals have responded … Continue reading

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Urbanization: A Solution to Poverty?

From Social Change For too long, Indian policy makers have argued that India lives in its 600,000 villages and hamlets and development policies were and are, to a substantial extent, geared to discourage rural–urban migration by (a) providing in-situ employment … Continue reading

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Addressing poverty and inequality; new forms of urban governance in Asia

Articles examining The Asian Coalition for Community Action (Acca) From Environment and Urbanization This issue of the Journal has seven papers on different aspects of an Asia-wide initiative to address urban poverty and inequality at scale – the Asian Coalition … Continue reading

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Free access to journal articles to celebrate World Social Work Day

To mark World Social Work Day SAGE has opened access to some articles from key titles. Enhancement of community preparedness for natural disasters: The role of social work in building social capital for sustainable disaster relief and management Battered women, … Continue reading

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Tobacco consumption and the poor

Tobacco consumption and the poor: An ethnographic analysis of hand-rolled cigarette (bidi) use in Bangladesh From Ethnography There are an estimated 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, among whom 80 percent live in low and middle income countries. This paper explores the … Continue reading

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Reconsidering culture and poverty

From ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Historically scholars have been cautious when discussing links between culture and poverty. The concept of a “culture of poverty” reemerged briefly in the 60’s, but it was a short-lived headline … Continue reading

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