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The poverty datum line in the major urban centres of the Republic

J. F. Potgieter

The poverty datum line in the major urban centres of the Republic

by J. F. Potgieter

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Published by Institute for Planning Research, University of Port Elizabeth in [Port Elizabeth] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Cost and standard of living -- South Africa.,
    • Cities and towns -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. F. Potgieter.
      SeriesInstitute for Planning Research, University of Port Elizabeth. Research report no. 12, Research report (University of Port Elizabeth. Institute for Planning Research) ;, no. 12.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT169.S6 P65 no. 12, HD7064.S6 P65 no. 12
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5117860M
      ISBN 100869880500
      LC Control Number74190812
      OCLC/WorldCa1206933

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      The poverty threshold, poverty limit, poverty line or breadline is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country. Poverty line is usually calculated by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year. The largest of these expenses is typically the rent required to live in an apartment, so historically, economists have paid particular attention to the real estate market . In , a Social Security administrator named Mollie Orshansky devised a poverty rate based on a formula using the cost of a subsistent food budget. Income roughly three times the cost of that food budget was considered to be above the poverty line. The official poverty rates have remained an important longitudinal barometer.

      Read this book: Lugalla, Joe. Crisis, Urbanization, and Urban Poverty in Tanzania: a Study of Urban Poverty and Survival Politics. Lanham, MD: University of America, Best description you can.   In , however, William Julius Wilson transformed urban sociology with a now-classic book, The Truly Disadvantaged, showing that these social and economic handicaps are exacerbated when low-income black students are concentrated in urban ghettos. Wilson observed that when central cities deindustrialized, male unemployment soared.


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