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Moving out of poverty : cross-disciplinary perspectives on mobility : Salir de la pobreza : perspectivas interdisciplinarias sobre la movilidad social (Spanish)

This volume brings together multidisciplinary perspectives on poor people's mobility, a dynamic approach that hopefully will add to the reader's understanding of how and why people move into and out of poverty. ... See More +

Publication 41448 JUN 01, 2008

Narayan, Deepa (editor); Petesch, Patti (editor); Tilly, Charles; Dercon, Stefan; Shapiro, Joseph S.; Nolan, Brian; Erikson, Robert; Krishna, Anirudh; Epstein, T. Scarlett; Perlman, Janice E.; Godinot, Xavier; Heyberger, Claude; Heyberger, Patricia; Ugarte, Marco; Ugarte, Rosario; Hall, Anthony L.; Davis, Shelton H. English Disclosed

Moving out of poverty : cross-disciplinary perspectives on mobility (English)

This volume brings together multidisciplinary perspectives on poor people's mobility, a dynamic approach that hopefully will add to the reader's understanding of how and why people move into and out of poverty. ... See More +

Publication 41448 JAN 01, 2007

Narayan, Deepa (editor); Petesch, Patti (editor); Tilly, Charles; Dercon, Stefan; Shapiro, Joseph S.; Nolan, Brian; Erikson, Robert; Krishna, Anirudh; Epstein, T. Scarlett; Perlman, Janice E.; Godinot, Xavier; Heyberger, Claude; Heyberger, Patricia; Ugarte, Marco; Ugarte, Rosario; Hall, Anthony L.; Davis, Shelton H. Spanish Disclosed

Partnerships between elected local governments and community-based organizations : exploring the scope for Synergy (English)

This paper makes an analysis of the relationship between local governments and community based organizations (CBOs). Formalized partnerships between grassroots organizations and local governments have not so far been common in development practice, and there is justifiable concern that such partnerships might be exceedingly hard to establish and sustain The examination presented here preliminary, a marshalling of facts and experience, and an invitation to debate and discuss these issues further. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31619 FEB 01, 2004

Krishna, Anirudh

Social capital, community driven development, and empowerment : a short note on concepts and operations (English)

This paper explores the relationships among, social capital, community driven development (CDD), and empowerment. There are, some important mutually supportive links among social capital, CDD and empowerment, as it will be seen, these links are more accurately viewed as tendencies, rather than deterministic relations hips. ... See More +

Working Paper 33077 SEP 15, 2003

Krishna, Anirudh

Understanding and measuring social capital - a multidisciplinary tool for practitioners (English)

The importance of social capital for sustainable development, is by now well recognized. Anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and economists have in their own ways, demonstrated the critical role of institutions, networks, and their supporting norms and values, for the success of development interventions. ... See More +

Publication 24465 JUN 30, 2002

Grootaert, Christiaan; Van Bastelar, Thierry [editors]; Kahkonen, Satu; Krishna, Anirudh; Pantoja, Enrique; Reid, Catherine; Salmen,Lawrence F.; Shrader, Elizabeth

Inclusion and local elected governments : the Panchayat Raj system in India (English)

The purpose of this study was to assess the degree and nature of exclusion and inclusion within panchayat raj organizations in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. ... See More +

Working Paper 28280 DEC 01, 2000

Ruth J. Alsop; Anirudh Krishna; Disa Sjoblom

Mapping and measuring social capital : a conceptual and empirical study of collective action for conserving and developing watersheds in Rajasthan, India (English)

Social capital is a popular current concept in the development literature and in development agencies. But is it real enough to be measured in the field and validated with reference to the achievement of desired outcomes of development programs? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22839 JUN 30, 1999

Krishna, Anirudh; Uphoff, Norman