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Everyday family experiences of the financial crisis: getting by in the recent economic recession

Sarah Marie Hall.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology. 13611 words.

Literature within economic geography on the financialisation of everyday life has so far overlooked the role of family. Using data collected from ethnographic research with six families in...

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Local Social and Economic Conditions, Spatial Concentrations of Poverty, and Poverty Dynamics

Mindy S. Crandall and Bruce A. Weber.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology; Household Analysis. 3839 words.

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Poverty and Witch Killing

Edward Miguel.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Sociology. 10526 words.

This study uses rainfall variation to estimate the impact of income shocks on murder in rural Tanzania. Extreme rainfall (drought or flood) leads to a large increase in the murder of...

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The prospects for caring: economic theory and policy analysis

Susan Himmelweit.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Sociology. 11109 words.

This paper examines three distinguishing features of caring: that it involves the development of a relationship, that caring responsibilities and needs are unequally distributed and that...

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Word Networks in US Rural Policy Discourse

Adam Reimer, Yicheol Han, Stephan Goetz, Scott Loveridge and Don Albrecht.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty. 8970 words.

Rural areas in the United States face lagging economic performance, shrinking populations, and waning political influence. We analyze key words used by advocacy organizations to understand...

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