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  • The Mediation of Povertyby Joanna Redden

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Mediation of Poverty examines the impact of digital technologies on poverty politics in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the first transnational comparison of poverty coverage, this book provides several research contributions, including an inside account of how digital technologies are changing media as well as political and activist working... more...

  • Private Rental Housingby T. Crook; P. A. Kemp

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Maritime Transport Security offers a multidisciplinary framework and a comparative analysis of maritime transport security policies and practices in several key countries. more...

  • America?s Growing Inequalityby Chester Hartman; Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 139.99

    America?s Growing Inequality presents the links between racism and poverty in the United States, highlighting the work of social justice organizations to facilitate an end to their presence in society. The facts, analyses, and policy proposals that comprise this book will inform scholars and students in a range of disciplines including sociology,... more...

  • Inequality and the 1%by Danny Dorling

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95

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  • Hand to Mouthby Linda Tirado

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 12.99

    From the author of the eye-opening and controversial essay on poverty that was read by millions comes the real-life Nickel and Dimed , as Linda Tirado explains what it?s like to be working poor in America, and why poor people make the decisions they do. We in America have certain ideas of what it means to be poor. Linda Tirado, in her signature... more...

  • Poverty and Equityby Jean-Yves Duclos; Abdelkrim Araar

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 120.00

    This text addresses the understanding and alleviation of poverty, inequality, and inequity using a unique and broad mix of concepts, measurement methods, statistical tools, software, and practical exercises. Part I discusses basic fundamental issues of well-being and poverty measurement. Part II develops an integrated framework for measuring poverty,... more...

  • Poverty Strategies in Asiaby J. Weiss; H.A. Khan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Offers an examination of a range of measures aimed at reducing poverty in Asia, such as trade liberalization, infrastructure investment, population policies, employment guarantee programs and contract farming. This volume brings together a series of case studies on the poverty impact of alternative interventions in a range of Asian economies. more...

  • Understanding Human Well-beingby McGillivray Mark; Clarke Matthew

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    With more than a billion people living on less than one dollar per day, human well-being is a core issue for both researchers and policy-makers. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a powerful reminder of this point. We now know more about human well-being and the related concepts of poverty and inequality than ever before, as a result of many... more...

  • Progress against Povertyby Santiago Levy

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    In 1997, Mexico launched a radical new program to combat poverty. Initially named Progresa and now known as Oportunidades, the revolutionary program has become an important example of a sustainable and scalable poverty reduction strategy in the developing world. In Progress against Poverty, Santiago Levy--the main architect of Progresa-Oportunidades--offers... more...

  • Poverty Warsby Peter Saunders

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 24.95

    Saunders argues that as a nation Australia can afford to eliminate financial poverty. The fact that we don?t do so is a matter of choice, not affordability ? as the experience of other countries demonstrates. In challenging this idea, this book focuses on how looking at poverty differently can help to make a world without poverty a practical reality. more...