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Abstract

YAZBEK, Maria Carmelita. Poverty in Brazil in the contemporary time and ways to confront it. Serv. Soc. Soc. [online]. 2012, n.110, pp. 288-322. ISSN 0101-6628.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-66282012000200005.

This article presents an analysis of the Brazilian poverty, emphasizing historically ­developed ways to confront it. It starts from a conception of poverty taken as a complex and multidimensional phenomenon perceived as an expression of the relations current in the society. It also presents a brief characterization of initiatives historically constituted to confront it.

Keywords : Poverty; Social Policies.

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