On shame as a psychosocial dimension of poverty: A complementary study in the United States


2016 - 2019

Source of funding

American Association of University Women

The project aimed at exploring how people who have had direct experience with poverty perceive shame and social exclusion, as well as recognize connections between them. It also investigated how people experiencing poverty a. Characterized their engagement, or lack of engagement, with anti-poverty programs. b. Perceived such programs as promoting dignity and individual agency (or the converse), and in what ways.