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Destitution and the poverty of its politics - With special reference to South Asia

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The most extreme form of poverty is destitution. As a condition, destitution flows from processes of political economy, some of which become institutionalized within state practice and law. The destitute are not only considered as "nonpeople" in relation to the institutional functioning of state, market, and civil society institutions, but are often actively expelled from these institutional arenas. Challenging destitution requires the granting of citizenship to the destitute and their recogn...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS, South Asian Studies
Journal:
WORLD DEVELOPMENT
Volume:
33
Issue:
6
Pages:
881-891
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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ISSN:
0305-750X
URN:
uuid:4990cf0b-b9c6-44df-b531-7947907470ab
Source identifiers:
281138
Local pid:
pubs:281138

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