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Poverty

  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A riveting book."? The Wall Street Journal "Essential reading."?David Brooks, New York Times From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America?s white working class Hillbilly Elegy...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2016
  • WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION  From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America   In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee...

    Publisher : Crown/Archetype
    published : 2016
  • In An Assault on Poverty, the Panel on Technology for Basic Needs of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development offers analyses of poverty eradication and the role of science and technology with respect to sustainable human development, technical and vocational education, health, and small-scale economic activities, among...

    Publisher : International Development Research Centre
    published : 1997
  • Part of a series designed to serve as introductory research resources for important world issues, this text by Gilbert (economics, Hobart and William Smith Colleges) takes on the issue of global poverty and the organizations and programs attempting to deal with it. He provides a basic overview of issues, institutions, and terminology; explores the

    Publisher : ABC-CLIO
    published : 2004
  • Commencing with Rowntree's social survey of York in 1899 and ending with Abel Smith and Townsend's ''Poor and the Poorest'' in 1965, Gazeley shows how the causes of poverty changed over the course of the first 60 years of the 20th century.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
    published : 2003
  • Imagine ending poverty at home and around the globe in our own lifetimes. With creativity and imagination this book invites us to look at our very ordinary days, from waking up in the morning to going to bed in the evening, and to begin to think about combating poverty in new, inventive ways.

    Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
    published : 2007
  • Study on poverty and it's debate in the Netherlands. Floris Noordhoff intends to surpass the dichotomy between structuralist/individualist explanations of poverty and how poverty perpetuates itself over time.

    Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
    published : 2008
  • For more than two decades, governments and development agencies around the world have focused on reducing poverty. There have been advances, but progress has been uneven and nearly a quarter of the world’s population still suffers from extreme “income poverty.” Income poverty, however, is only part of the picture. A multi-faceted account...

    Publisher : International Development Research Centre
    published : 2009
  • Partout dans le monde, des gouvernements et des organismes de développement s’emploient, depuis plus de deux décennies, à réduire la pauvreté. Certes, il y a eu des progrès, mais ils ont été inégaux : près du quart de la population mondiale vit toujours dans une pauvreté monétaire extrême....

    Publisher : International Development Research Centre
    published : 2009
  • Durante más de dos décadas, gobiernos y agencias de desarrollo alrededor del mundo se han concentrado en la reducción de la pobreza. Ha habido avances, pero han sido disparejos y casi la cuarta parte de la población mundial sufre todavía de extrema “pobreza por ingresos”. Sin embargo, esta “pobreza por ingresos”...

    Publisher : International Development Research Centre
    published : 2009