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Transformative Social Protection

Published on 1 May 2006

Social protection has been conceptualised in various ways since it emerged from the safety nets agenda of the 1980s and 1990s. Although the safety net function remains a key component of what social protection is and what it tries to do, opinion on social protection has progressed and continues to evolve.

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Stephen Devereux

Research Fellow

Image of Rachel Sabates-Wheeler
Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Research Fellow

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published by
IDS
authors
Devereux, S. and Sabates-Wheeler, R.
journal
IDS In Focus, volume 1, issue 3

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Centre for Social Protection

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