Poverty, inequality, and population :

by Jayaraj, D.,
Additional authors: Subramanian, S., -- Prof.
Published by : Oxford University Press, (Oxford ; | New Delhi :) Physical details: xiii, 298 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. ISBN:9780198067948 (hbk.); 0198067941 (hbk.). Year: 2010
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [284]-298).

Out of school and (probably) in work : child labour and capability deprivation in India -- Poverty-eradication through redistributive taxation : some elementary considerations -- Poverty and discrimination : measurement and evidence from rural India -- Horizontal and vertical inequality : some interconnections and indicators -- The distribution of household wealth in India -- Comparing the age structures of populations -- Assessing the 'agedness' of a population -- Assessing the 'femaleness' of a population -- Women's well-being and the sex ratio at birth : some suggestive evidence from India -- The well-being implications of a change in the sex-ratio of a population -- Manufacturing hysteria : on census-inspired 'nationalism' -- Abusing demography.

Addresses the ability to measure the categories of poverty, inequality, and population; the role of measurement in social explanation; and the philosophical bases of measurement-related judgments.

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