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  • The Undeserving Poorby Michael B. Katz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 18.99

    First published in 1989, The Undeserving Poor was a critically acclaimed and enormously influential account of America's enduring debate about poverty. Taking stock of the last quarter century, Michael B. Katz's new edition of this classic is virtually a new book. As the first did, it will force all concerned Americans to reconsider the foundations... more...

  • TRANSGENICS & THE POOR - HERRINGby Ronald J. Herring

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Genetic engineering is changing the terrain of development studies. Technologies with unprecedented potential - the capacity to move genes across species - have created widely politicized phenomena: ?Frankenfoods?, ?GMOs?, and ?The Terminator?. En masse, the public has reacted with equanimity or appreciation to genetically engineered pharmaceuticals,... more...

  • On a Dollar a Dayby Christopher Greenslate; Kerri Leonard

    Hachette Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    What happens when two high school teachers get fed up with their soaring grocery bills and decide to try to feed themselves on one dollar each, per day? Authors Kerri Leonard and Christopher Greenslate describe how they did it--and also include sections about eating on a little more than $4 a day, as well as on the actual costs of eating a healthy... more...

  • Poverty, Income and Social Protectionby Richard Hoefer; James Midgley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries. They also discuss various aspects of social protection... more...

  • Hardship & Health Womens Livesby Hilary Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

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

  • Inequality and the 1%by Danny Dorling

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm. While the rich have found new ways of protecting their wealth, everyone else has suffered the penalties of austerity. But inequality is more than just economics. Being... more...

  • 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...

  • Linking Sustainable Livelihoods to Natural Resources and Governanceby Abdul-Mumin Abdulai; Elmira Shamshiry

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates the current level and trend of poverty in the Muslim World, including selected countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, East Asia, the Pacific and South America. Authors explore themes of poverty reduction, poverty alleviation and the extent of influences on social and economic development, particularly natural... more...

  • The Secret World of the Victorian Lodging Houseby Joseph O'neill

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    Criminals, drifters, beggars, the homeless, immigrants, prostitutes, tramping artisans, street entertainers, abandoned children, navvies, and families fallen on hard times - a whole underclass of people on the margins of society passed through Victorian l more...

  • $2.00 a Dayby Kathryn J. Edin; H. Luke Shaefer

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 28.00

    The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists ? from a leading national poverty expert who ? defies convention ? ( New York Times ) more...