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The Australian aid program: dealing with poverty?

Kilby, Patrick


The Australian government's White Paper on aid provides a blue print for the Australian aid program for the next decade. While it ostensibly has a focus on poverty, it still sees economic growth and effective government as the path to poverty reduction. This article analyses and highlights the issues associated with this approach to poverty. These are: growing inequality and vulnerability, the rural-urban divide in poverty outcomes, and increasing social exclusion leading to increasing social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357710601142534


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