Chapter 2. Downdrift: Provoking Agents and Symptom-Formation Factors in the Process of Impoverishment

  1. Enzo Mingione
  1. Giuseppe A. Micheli

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch2

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader

How to Cite

Micheli, G. A. (1996) Downdrift: Provoking Agents and Symptom-Formation Factors in the Process of Impoverishment, in Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader (ed E. Mingione), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712900.ch2

Author Information

  1. Catholic University, Milan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631200369

Online ISBN: 9780470712900

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Keywords:

  • life trajectory;
  • chronic condition;
  • poverty;
  • impoverishment;
  • population

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Downdrifats Symptomatic Life Trajectories

  • The ‘Culture Medium’ of Impoverishment

  • Non-Lineart Rajectories

  • Turnpikes, Turn-Offs and Roundabouts

  • Symptoms and Rationales

  • Conclusions