Social Panorama of Latin America 2009 (Includes CD-ROM)

  • Author: UN, ECLAC
  • Publication date: January 2011
  • Page count: 276
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.II.G.135

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ISBN: 9789213629123

About the book

This 17th version of the report - one of ECLAC's most important flagship publications - provides estimates for 2009 on poverty and indigence in the region and analyses social spending and government social protection policies. The Social Panorama 2009 includes the following, among other issues: An analysis of social protection policies, including conditional transfer programmes and their re-distributive impact; a review of government social agendas before and during the crisis: actions, challenges and options; a diagnosis of who are most vulnerable to poverty in the region and how to protect them and, suggestions for a new social protection system in Latin America.