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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 88.95
In two volumes these books review and expand the theory that poverty in the world's poorest regions could be alleviated by providing small loans to micro-entrepreneurs. Volume 1 provides detailed analysis of this theory and offers policy recommendations for practitioners in this field. Volume 2 presents empirical evidence drawn from comparative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Over the past decade there has been a worrying increase in poverty in the industrialised countries of the "North", while many of the developing countries of the "South" have experienced some improvement. This collection argues that there are a number of likenesses between the predicaments of North and South, and that these warrant further investigation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 88.95
Over the last decade, the theory that poverty in the world's poorest regions could be alleviated by providing small loans to micro-entrepreneurs has become increasingly popular. This volume examines the effectiveness of this theory when put into practice. The book presents empirical evidence drawn from comparative experiences in seven developing countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 150.00
This book addresses one of the main causes of poverty, financial exclusion ? the inability to access finance from the high-street banks. People on low or irregular incomes typically have to resort to loan sharks, ?doorstep lenders? and other informal credit sources, a predicament which makes escape from the poverty trap doubly difficult. This book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 195.00
The contributors to this collection examine the progress and impact of the 'new poverty strategies' which have governed the policies of development agencies over the past decade. While in some areas progress has been impressive, in others it has been hampered by persisting inequalities, civil conflict, institutional gaps and turbulence in the international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Accumulation of assets to enable the diversification of activities has been established as crucial in helping the rural poor escape poverty. The empowerment of women has been identified as a way to overcome inefficiencies in the allocation of resources within the family and so improve agrarian households? productivity. However, achieving diversification... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 109.99
Globally, there is a commitment to eliminate poverty; and yet the politics that have caused anti-poverty policies to succeed in some countries and to fail in others have been little studied. The Politics of Poverty Reduction focuses on these political processes. Analysis is based partly on global comparisons and partly on case-studies of nine countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 88.95
When the major aid organizations made flows of aid conditional on changes in policy, they prompted an extensive debate in development circles. Aid and Power has made one of the most significant and influential contributions to that debate. This edition has been revised to take account of changes within the World Bank itself and the extension of policy... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 36.95
This book suggests adopting educational practices which encourage feelings of emotional security, promote trusting and supportive relationships and reflect students' views and feelings; essential qualities for healthy personal and social development in children and young people. more...