Essays about: "Intergenerational Poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words Intergenerational Poverty.

  1. 1. Assessing water security and urban poverty linkages : a case study of Mathare informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lucy Awino Okumu; [2018]
    Keywords : water security; urban poverty; informal settlement;

    Abstract : Water has various multiple uses not only in the household but also globally, this therefore means that ensuring water security is very vital. Even though water is a basic need for the household, the poor who are highly represented in the urban informal settlement are faced with multiple challenges to accessing water. READ MORE

  2. 2. Too many calories, too few nutrients? : a systems approach to food and nutrition security in Guatemala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Elin Bergstrøm; [2016]
    Keywords : Guatemala; a systems framework for food and nutrition security; food and nutrition security; systems thinking; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Obesity levels in developing countries are increasing at an alarming rate, while “old” problems such as hunger and undernutrition still persist, creating a paradoxical situation of a double burden of malnutrition. Intertwined with new sustainability challenges such as climate change and land degradation, food, health and sustainability are interconnected in a complex web of relationships, spanning multiple scales, levels and disciplines. READ MORE

  3. 3. CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFERS (CCTs), EDUCATION AND LABOR MARKETS: An inquiry into poverty reduction in Ghana through the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) program

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Maria Bruce; [2016]
    Keywords : Conditional Cash Transfer CCT ; Ghana; Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty LEAP ; education; labor market; poverty; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs aim to alleviate short term poverty and reduce intergenerational poverty by supplying targeted poor households with cash transfers contingent upon certain program parameters, such as school attendance for children. Evaluation on CCTs have found that such programs generally increase school enrolment and school attendance but its subsequent effect on labor market participation is only assumed without sufficient evidence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growing into poverty? Social Mobility and Child Poverty in Welfare States

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lotta Herz; [2015]
    Keywords : social mobility; child poverty; social policy; welfare regimes; decommodification.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Intergenerational social mobility represents the ability of individuals to reach their full potential, regardless of the circumstances of their birth. But what factors influence the social mobility in a society? This study takes a comprehensive look at the role of child poverty. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brazil Bolsa Familia Program: Analysing The Impact of The Conditionalities on School Enrolment, Health and Child Labor

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Chiedozie Franklin Otuonye; [2015]
    Keywords : Human capital; Inequality; Bolsa Familia Program; Poverty; Education; Children; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract With high poverty and inequality rate, the Government in Brazil have adopted several social assistance programs and strategies in the fight against the ever growing rate of poverty and inequality within it’s population since the 1990s. In recent years, the Bolsa Familia Program have been a major social assistance program in Brazil, and the program have affected more than 13 million poor households in their everyday life. READ MORE