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Jordan: social protection in a low employment state

Cousins, Mel (2012): Jordan: social protection in a low employment state.

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Abstract

This article examines the Jordanian social protection system. Part 1 outlines the demographic and social context, including data on the level of poverty and inequality in Jordan. Part 2 discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Jordanian policy makers while part 3 describes the social protection system (including the role of development partners). Part 4 outlines the key issues and challenges in social protection reform while part 5 concludes.

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