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Informal Social Protection and Poverty: A Case Study In Pakistan

Mumtaz, Zahid


Many countries in the global south face financial constraints restricting their capacity to provide welfare to their populations. As a result, informal networks such as immediate and extended family and friends, NGOs, and religious organizations meet the welfare needs of a large segment of poor and vulnerable people in such countries through informal social protection. Madrassas are religious schools that have been prevalent in many Muslim countries for centuries. My research in Pakistan shows...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/Y1DY-KJ44


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