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Re-thinking destitution in the UK: Typologies, spaces and transitions (2014)
Journal Article
Gopinath, D. (2014). Re-thinking destitution in the UK: Typologies, spaces and transitions. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJHRCS.2014.067881

Destitution, a severe form of poverty still persists in modern, industrialised nations such as the UK despite a robust, social security system in place. Increased use of food banks, inadequate housing provisions, etc., point to evidence that there ar... Read More about Re-thinking destitution in the UK: Typologies, spaces and transitions.

Shifting of the ontological-epistemological balance in contemporary research agendas: A critique (2014)
Journal Article
Gopinath, D. (2015). Shifting of the ontological-epistemological balance in contemporary research agendas: A critique. Quality and Quantity, 49(5), 1873-1882

With greater calls for public involvement, there are now claims of methodological shifts to ‘bottom-up’, ‘politically informed’ and ‘boundary-less’ approaches. This is not accurate as there is still predominantly an emphasis on epistemological consid... Read More about Shifting of the ontological-epistemological balance in contemporary research agendas: A critique.

Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study (2014)
Journal Article
Gopinath, D., & Nair, M. (2014). Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study. Poverty and Public Policy, 6(2), 135-156

The “poverty-in-context” approach to understanding poverty is shaped by the needs and priorities of a particular context, and it can be used as the basis for identifying pro-poor projects in local strategies such as City Development Plans. A key argu... Read More about Placing Poverty in Context: A Case Study.

Micro-enterprises as a tool to alleviate poverty among women headed household: Successful community based initiative (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Nair, M., & Gopinath, D. (2014, May). Micro-enterprises as a tool to alleviate poverty among women headed household: Successful community based initiative. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work

Paper read at the 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work, May 19-20, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA, USA