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Urban Poverty Alleviation in Bangalore

Empowerment, participation and enabling frameworks are fashionable concepts of the presentday development discourse, especially in relation to poverty alleviation. However, their application is tricky due to problems of definition and in terms of practical implementation. A study of a participatory urban poverty alleviation project in Bangalore depicts the problems in bringing these promising concepts into practice.
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