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  • International Analysis Povertyby Peter Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Invisible Poorby Gabriel Demombynes; Dorte Verner

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    The work grows out of discussions with counterparts at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Food (SAGPyA) and INDEC. Recognizing the dearth of information on rural areas, the World Bank team agreed to review knowledge on rural poverty and provide guidance on future data collection efforts. A primary objective of this study is to raise... more...

  • Kirche an der Seite der Armenby Winfried Reininger; Ingrid Reidt

    Lambertus-Verlag 2013; Not Available

    "Vergiss die Armen nicht!? Diese Worte hat Kardinal Claudio Hummes am 13. März 2013 in der Sixtinischen Kapelle, dem gerade neu gewählten Papst Franziskus mit auf den Weg gegeben. Das Konzept der Sozialpastoral ist die Vision einer kirchlichen Praxis, die sich den Menschen zuwendet und für Benachteiligte Partei ergreift. Im vorliegenden Buch stellen... more...

  • Les faits, une arme contre la pauvretéby Celia Reyes; Evan Due

    International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 20.00

    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.... more...

  • The Limits of Marriageby Gary R. Lee

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99

    This book shows that the declining American marriage rate and the proliferation of single-parent families are due to the deteriorating economic status of less-educated workers. more...

  • Lives on the Edgeby Valerie Polakow

    University of Chicago Press 1994; US$ 26.00

    One out of five children, and one out of two single mothers, lives in destitution in America today. The feminization and "infantilization" of poverty have made the United States one of the most dangerous democracies for poor mothers and their children to inhabit. Why then, Valerie Polakow asks, is poverty seen as a private issue, and how can public... more...

  • Living through Crisesby Rasmus Heltberg; Naomi Hossain; Anna Reva

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99

    What did the global food, fuel, and financial crises of 2008-11 mean to people living in the developing world? How did people cope with the crisis and how effective were they at averting major impacts? These are the questions addressed by this book, which emerged out of qualitative crisis monitoring initiatives carried out by IDS and the World Bank.... more...

  • Measuring the Non Observed Economy: A Handbookby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 25.00

    Good-quality, comprehensive national accounts are vital for economicpolicymaking and research. Exhaustive coverage is difficult to achieve,however, because some economic activities may be illegal, informal,household production for own final use, or missed because of deficienciesin the data collection system. Such activities are said to constitute... more...

  • Menschen in prekären Lebenslagen erreichenby Diözesan-Caritasverband für das Erzbistum Köln e.V.

    Lambertus-Verlag 2012; Not Available

    An welchen Stellen können und müssen caritative Dienste die Zugangswege zu ihren Angeboten verbessern? Einschlägige Studien zeigen, dass die Vermögens- und Einkommensungleichheit in Deutschland in den letzten Jahren zugenommen hat. Die Kernbotschaft der im Zusammenhang mit dem Thema Armut in Gang gekommenen Diskussion lautet: Menschen in prekären Lebenslagen... more...

  • Migrants and their moneyby Kavita Datta

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London. more...