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Looking at Social Protection Through a Livelihoods Lens

Published on 2 May 2006

Social protection has come a long way in a short time. Ten years ago, it was a new phrase for social safety nets, and was limited to interventions that provided short-term support to people lacking the capacity to cope on their own.

Since then, both social protection thinking and practice have taken several new directions. The collection of briefing notes that go together to make this issue of In Focus explore and contribute to some of these.

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Stephen Devereux

Research Fellow

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IDS
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Devereux, S
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IDS In Focus, volume 1, issue 1

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