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The ability to go about without shame : a proposal for internationally comparable indicators of shame and humiliation

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OPHI working paper no. 03
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Shame and humiliation are central to the understanding of poverty yet internationally comparable data on this dimension are missing. Based on existing indicators from related fields, this article suggests eight indicators to measure specific aspects of shame and humiliation that could start an in-depth debate around this topic. The indicators are the following: whether respondents would feel shame if they were poor; levels of shame proneness; perceptions of respectful treatment, unfair tre...

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University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Department:
SSD, Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
URN:
uuid:9f586215-220d-4484-b1b2-f45e71417df1
Local pid:
ora:9390
ISBN:
978-1-907194-04-7
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English
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