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  • Poverty and Global Recession in Southeast Asiaby Aris Ananta; Richard Barichello

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 59.90

    Financial crises after financial crises have occurred, but for many countries the last one, the 2008?09 global recession, was the deepest since the 1930s great depression. This book started with an objective to understand the impact of high inflation on poverty and food security in Southeast Asia. However, the global economy moved quickly into recession... more...

  • The Politics of Poverty Reductionby Paul Mosley; Blessing Chiripanhura; Jean Grugel

    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...

  • Adaptation, Poverty and Developmentby David Alexander Clark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from China, India, Ethiopia and South Africa. more...

  • Civil Society and Global Povertyby Clive Gabay

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    The Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) is world?s largest civil society movement fighting against poverty and inequality, incorporating over 100 affiliated country-level coalitions. It has become a significant global actor and its annual days of mobilisation now attract over 175 million people around the world. This book seeks to explore... more...

  • Global Povertyby David Hulme

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    This book charts the rise of global poverty as a priority global issue, over the period 1990 to 2002, and its subsequent marginalisation as old themes edged it aside. more...

  • Reducing Poverty and Investing in Peopleby Victoria Monchuk

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    For two decades, Africa’s strong economic growth has paved the way for poverty reduction. Nevertheless, high chronic poverty levels persist, and the gap between income groups in terms of human capital and access to basic services is growing. Also, poor households are vulnerable to frequent shocks. By providing regular, reliable support to poor... more...

  • Affordable Housing in the Urban Global Southby Jan Bredenoord; Paul Van Lindert; Peer Smets

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.00

    The global increase in the number of slums calls for policies which improve the conditions of the urban poor, sustainably. This volume provides an extensive overview of current housing policies in Asia, Africa and Latin America and presents the facts and trends of recent housing policies. The chapters provide ideas and tools for pro-poor interventions... more...

  • He Got Hungry and Forgot His Mannersby Jimmy Breslin

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    A Catholic priest sets his sights on sin?s frontline: New York City Father D?Arcy Cosgrove honed his special talents during a mission to Africa, where he ministered to locals about the dangers of sex. To Cosgrove, sex is a menace to societies all across the world, with no country more stricken than the United States. And so, to fight his war on... more...

  • Income Support for the Poorestby Emil Tesliuc; Lucian Pop; Margaret Grosh

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    This study reviews the role and workings, with their strengths and weaknesses of last-resort income support (LRIS) programs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. It draws on a combination of household survey and administrative data for a large group of countries and detailed case studies for a smaller number of countries that span the spectrum of the... more...

  • The Myth Of The Undeserving Poor - A Christian Response to Poverty in Britain Todayby Martin Charlesworth; Natalie Williams

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 7.29

    When you think of poverty in Britain today, do you picture innocent children going without food or scroungers lounging on the sofa all day watching TV and cheating on benefits claims? For Christians, what we think about the poor in our nation needs to be shaped by biblical values, but can so often be framed by the dominant narratives of the day, which... more...