Marie Michael Library

Title

Poverty unperceived: traps, biases and agenda

Author

Chambers, Robert

Description

This paper is a challenge to practice a responsible pro-poor professionalism. To offset the biases and traps of headquarters and cities, it is necessary to make more visits and encourage face-to-face interaction with poor and marginalized people.

File No

IDS-WP270

Agency

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Date

Jul-06

Subject(s)

Poverty, Perception, Aid, Realism, Immersions

Pages

46

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