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Call # HC79.6 .P68 2001
Title Poverty and the law / edited by Peter Robson and Asbjørn Kjønstad
Imprint Oxford [England] ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2001
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Descript. xvi, 199 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Oñati international series in law and society
Note Contains papers produced from a workshop held in 1997 at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Oñati, Spain, organized by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social legislation -- Congresses
Poor -- Law and legislation -- Congresses
Poverty -- Congresses
Social policy -- Congresses
Alt Author Robson, Peter, 1947-
Kjønstad, Asbjørn
Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
Alt Title Poverty & the law
OCLC # 45853858
Table of Contents
 About the editors 
 About the contributors 
 Introduction: Poverty and the law / Asbjorn Kjonstad, Peter Robson 
1The rights of the poor: Conceptual issues / Paul Spicker3
2The law and the poor: Institutional support and economic need in Italy / Yuri Kazepov17
3Strategies for police accountability and community empowerment / Ross Hastings, R. P. Saunders35
4Poverty, social exclusion and the impact of selected legal measures against caste discrimination in South Asia / Kalinga Tudor Silva, Ajith Hettihewage59
5Disability and poverty in the United Kingdom / Peter Robson, Nicola Loughran73
6The development of the notion of poverty and the equal protection clauses: A comparative analysis of Italy and the United States / Antonella Mameli109
7Substantive justice and procedural fairness in social security: The UK experience / Michael Adler121
8The rule of law and poverty reduction: Some issues / Helene Grandvoinnet151
9An army of ideas: Marginalisation, indigenous rights and civil society in Mexico since the Zapatista rebellion / Camilo Perez-Bustillo175
AppCROP publications191