Poverty and marginalization: what strategies in times of crisis?

Author/s Francesca Disperati, Marta Gaboardi, Massimo Santinello
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/2 Language Italian
Pages 12 P. 11-22 File size 51 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2015-002002
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This article presents different definitions of poverty and the conceptual and empirical challenges of estimating the effects of poverty on mental health. In addition, we introduce the topic of extreme marginalization, with particular reference to homeless people. The article illustrates strategies to reduce poverty and the implications of these strategies for prevention and community-based programs.

Keywords: Poverty, extreme marginality, community-based programs

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Francesca Disperati, Marta Gaboardi, Massimo Santinello, Povertà e marginalità: quali strategie in tempi di crisi? in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2015, pp 11-22, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2015-002002