indigence


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indigence

[in′dijəns]
Etymology: L, indigere, to need
a condition of having insufficient income to pay for adequate medical care without depriving oneself or one's dependents of food, clothing, shelter, or other living essentials.
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As underlined by Lavinas, "three features distinguish Bolsa Familia from BPC: i) Bolsa Familia is subject to conditionalities; ii) it is a targeted program, but the target population is not subject to restrictions in terms of age or other characteristics (such as disability); iii) the formula for calculating poverty and indigence is different as well as the value of the monthly benefit" (Lavinas 2012a: 36-37).
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If Marta, the fallen woman of the Talmud, had survived her encounter with indigence, she presumably would have learned ethical lessons and perhaps would have sought to improve her character.
Guilty of Indigence uses archival records from Beijing and Shanghai, as well as press reports, and covers central-national authorities, as well as municipal authorities and nongovernment forces--police, politicians, bureaucrats, reporters, petitioners, and so on.
But anti-poverty campaigners believe this definition fails to gauge the true scope of indigence in the country.
Like a one-word refrain or a simple, insistent gesture, the difference between excess and indigence produces precarious and resonant images.
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In its dramatization of indigence, dislocation, and disconnection, guilt and sorrow, Wordsworth's "poetics of modernity" represents, Simpson avers, a signal resource with which to theorize the conditions of human existence in a modern lifeworld shaped by the achieved dominance of the commodity form.
Poverty is back," say headlines describing the explosion of indigence in recession-rocked Europe.
It examines how a lack of procedural rules for executing contingent confinement and how seemingly cumbersome indigence hearings may result in convening authorities mitigating or disapproving adjudged fines altogether: This result needlessly changes the sentence to one that fails to adequately punish the convicted Solder.
In turn, a more radical pension policy, namely a non-contributory scheme at the level of 2004 indigence and poverty lines would result in a larger reduction of inequality levels.
Despite having grossed well in other countries, some members of India's film fraternity have expressed their disappointment over the scene, which were actually shot in New Mexico, zeroed in on indigence.