mobilmeny

Welfare, Social Risks and Poverty in Puerto Rico

Welfare, Social Risks and Poverty in Puerto Rico

LECTURE by Gibrán Crus-Martinez, visiting researcher at CROP and UiB Global.

3 December 2014 (14:00-15:30) | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Norway

Since 1898 Puerto Rico has been a non-incorporated territory of the United States of America, and in comparison to the 50 states of the US, Puerto Rico is considered to be the poorest as 45% of the population live below the poverty line.

Even though the welfare state of the United States has been studied in depth, little is known of the Puerto Rican reality: degree of institutionalization, coverage and results. Inspired in the US, Puerto Rico's welfare programs and institutions had a residual / liberal nature since its origins.

In this lecture Cruz-Martínez will discuss and share his insight on the issues of welfare, social risk and poverty in Puerto Rico.
 

The lecture is open for all.

 
Gibrán Cruz-Martinez is a guest researcher at CROP and UiB Global, and a PhD Cadidate at the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

06.02.2017
Share:         
UiB ISC

CROP News and Events

Agricultural Development, the State, and the Role of Knowledge

February 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 49: By Reidar Øygard (PhD candidate at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory at the University of Bergen)

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

18 January 2019 | George Washington University, USA

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

Transnational Partnerships in the Enablement of Sustainable Water Accessibility in Sub-Saharan Africa

January 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 48: By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran (Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria, and Research Coordinator at Migration and Development in Africa Monitors (MDAM), Nigeria)

News from CROPNET

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.

The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

January 2019

NEW BOOK by Ann-Mari Sätre (Uppsala University, Sweden).

Menu