Call for Papers: Poverty and Politics in Middle Income Countries
Workshop organized by CROP and the Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape, aims to enhance comparative and critical views of poverty politics; to consolidate the recently formed Working Group on Poverty Politics and Social Policy, and to prepare the publication of an anthology based on selected contributions.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Monday, AUGUST 13, 2012
The workshop will bring together a maximum of 20 participants from across all university disciplines, addressing one or several of the following questions:
-Is poverty reduction in MICs distinctive?
-Social development: reduced extreme poverty, increased inequality?
-Public policies and politics: less important than economics?
-Politically vulnerable welfare regimes?
See the Call for papers document for further details.
The call is open to everybody although preference will be given to researchers based in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Participants are expected to actively parttake with presentations and in discussions of all the papers.