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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Our Day to End Povertyby Shannon Daley-Harris; Jeffrey Keenan; Karen Speerstra

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2007; US$ 14.95

    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. 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...

  • In Their Own Handsby Jeffrey Ashe; Kyla Jagger Neilan; Frances Moore Lappé

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can?t reach them; savings groups can. In savings groups, members save what they can in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. Jeffrey... more...

  • In Their Own Handsby Jeffrey Ashe; Kyla Jagger Neilan; Frances Moore Lappé

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can?t reach them; savings groups can. In savings groups, members save what they can in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. Jeffrey... more...

  • Hand to Mouthby Linda Tirado

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    "I?ve been waiting for this book for a long time. Well, not this book, because I never imagined that the book I was waiting for would be so devastatingly smart and funny, so consistently entertaining and unflinchingly on target. In fact, I would like to have written it myself ? if, that is, I had lived Linda Tirado?s life and extracted all the hard... 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...

  • Copiaby Erika Meitner

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    Started as a VQR documentary, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream. more...

  • Design for Secure Residential Environmentsby Steve Crouch; Henry Shaftoe; Roy Fleming

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community buildings and small commercial premises and the environment... more...