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Type Journal Article - The Hong Kong Journal of Social Work
Title Kazakhstan: poverty and social exclusion in rural development
Volume 44
Issue 02
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2010
Page numbers 151-170
URL http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S021924621000015X?journalCode=hkjsw
This paper analyses rural poverty in Kazakhstan. The regional differences of poverty are determined. The reasons for high levels of poverty in oil rich regions are examined. The effects of different state programmes are considered. Based on Household Budget Survey for 2005 the main factors of rural poverty are determined. The dynamic changes in access to utilities and potable water are analysed. Finally, the conclusions and recommendations are given.

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