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Chinese Economic Reform and the Growth of Inequality
This paper examines the effects of Chinese economic reforms on poverty: first, by considering the net reduction of poverty as measure by the $1/day measure; second, by analyzing the trend toward income disparity. Income ...
Corporate Social Responsibility as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation
The purpose of this paper is to argue that there is tremendous potential through CSR (corporate social responsibility) to improve the relations between the private and public spheres of society. It is from the actions of ...
Disaster Aid in Pakistan: An Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health Reform
This paper first examines the health concerns in Pakistan before and after the 2010 flooding and then proposes a model for meeting Pakistan’s most severe health needs. The model emphasizes supporting the goals and requirements ...
The Jurisprudence and Impact of Affirmative Action
For decades the debate over affirmative action has been hard fought across the United States. From courtrooms and chatrooms to legislative halls to college halls people have fought over whether race, class, or other ...
International Measurements of Womens Poverty and Capability Approach
This paper attempts to evaluate international poverty measurements using the capability approach developed by Nobel Prize winning economist and philosopher Amartya Sen. Capabilities measurements of poverty are better suited ...
No Child Left Behind and the Achievement Gap: Disadvantaged Students Are No Better Off Than Before. Now What?
It is clear that students are entering school with gaps, but from factors that are somewhat malleable. There is a potential for recovery from coming in with gaps, particularly related to health and nutrition. Tanner et al ...
Taking Your Religion to Court: Exploring the Conflict Between the Capacity of the Individual to Fully Function Within the Family and the Capacity of the Religious Group to Define Itself
In light of the tension between the individual’s rights to equal treatment and to the protections of the civil law and the group’s right to determine its rules of life, Professor Shachar concludes that it is possible for ...
Family Formation Among Single Mothers in Jamaica
This paper considers the severity of the problem of teenage pregnancy as a development issue in Jamaica.