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  • Poverty and Social Exclusion around the Mediterranean Seaby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 129.00

    The ?Arab Spring? events unfolding in southern Mediterranean countries show that multiple deprivations may be powerful drivers of political instability. This book probes the effects of poverty and exclusion, both long-term and in light of current upheaval. 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...

  • Finance & Development, September 1973by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1973; US$ 3.75

    For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly magazine brings you in-depth analyses of these and other subjects by the IMF?s own staff as well as by prominent international experts.... more...

  • Finance & Development, September 1974by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1974; US$ 3.75

    The following article is taken from Chapter 1 of Redistribution with Growth,* an exploration of policies to improve income distribution in developing countries in the context of economic growth. The study was conducted jointly by the World Bank?s Development Research Center and the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, England. The... more...

  • Feeding Peopleby Leon Aarts

    Panoma Press 2010; US$ 6.99

    What if it actually is simple to do great things, and to leave a lasting legacy? Leon Aarts is a social entrepreneur, dad, chef, philanthropist, traveller and founder of Extraordinary Ones. In this poignant and timely book, Leon shows us what happens when we all become truly connected to each other again and with ourselves, we make a huge difference.... more...

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

    Springer Singapore 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...

  • Treatyby Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission; Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2001; US$ 17.50

    These essays were commissioned to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty between Indigenous and white Australians. It is an important contribution to the national dialogue in Australia, a nation that has been shaped by a history that contains little trace of Treaty of peaceful co-existence amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The... more...

  • The American Way of Povertyby Sasha Abramsky

    Nation Books 2013; US$ 16.99

    Selected as A Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review Fifty years after Michael Harrington published his groundbreaking book The Other America , in which he chronicled the lives of people excluded from the Age of Affluence, poverty in America is back with a vengeance. It is made up of both the long-term chronically poor and... more...

  • Globalization, Trade and Poverty in Ghanaby Ghana Accra; Ernest Aryeetey

    International Development Research Centre 2012; US$ 32.95

    The persistence of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), in the face of increased globalization and rapid trade liberalization during the past two decades has inspired considerable debate on the impact of globalization, in general, and trade liberalization, in particular, on poverty. ¼ The standard argument is that global trade liberalization would... more...

  • Why Nations Failby Daron Acemoglu; James Robinson

    The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. None of these... more...