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The women of Itinga: bolsa família and political empowerment

Pinzani, Allesandro (2015) The women of Itinga: bolsa família and political empowerment. Favelas@LSE (21 May 2015). Website.

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The Bolsa Família Programme, a conditional cash transfer scheme implemented by the Brazilian government, has succeeded in lifting people out of poverty in the last decade. In this post, Alessandro Pinzani complicates this picture by proposing that, while Bolsa Família beneficiaries gain opportunities for personal development, there is a lot to be done to mobilise them for political empowerment.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Sets: Collections > Favelas@LSE
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 15:25
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2020 23:14

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