A review of World Bank participatory poverty assessments : consultations with the poor
A review of participatory poverty assessment made by the World Bank. Poverty is discussed from the perspective of the poor, followed by a study of poor people's experience with the state, and their interaction with civil society. The household as a key social instiution is examined and gender issues are also considered. Social fragementation is considered specifically relating to widows and also to the policy. The report concludes with policy recommendations.