Study on Social Organizations’ Role During the Process of Antipoverty in Argentina

Rong TAN, Yanan LI

Abstract


From 1970s to the beginning of 1990s, Argentina had experienced a rapid process of immiserization which led to the increase of unemployment and the reduction of income. During the period from 1990s to the beginning of 21st century, “poverty relapse” once again, both the absolute poverty population and the relative poverty population have increased exponentially, and then here came a new poor class which consisted of the middle class. During this process, social organizations in Argentina engaged in the labor training progress and economic development plan which were proposed by the government, playing the role of employment assistance in the process of antipoverty, from charity relief to technical assistance, from disorder to professionalize progress focusing on organization ability construction, from independence to collaboration and complementarity with government. Social organizations have made up the deficiency of the market mechanism and inadequacies of government poverty alleviation work, which have accumulated rich experience, and social organizations become an important force of antipoverty
in Argentina.


Keywords


Argentina; Social organization; New poverty; Antipoverty

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