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Poverty

  • Kulturelle Konflikte in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeitby Judith von Heusinger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.24

    Judith von Heusinger untersucht aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Perspektive kulturelle Konflikte in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit am Beispiel der Länder Kambodscha und Kirgisistan. Sie analysiert diese aus der Perspektive von Entwicklungsexpertinnen und Entwicklungsexperten als rationalisierte Andere und der daraus folgenden Konfliktstruktur. Am Beispiel... more...

  • Surviving Povertyby Joan Maya Mazelis

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 23.80

    Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people living below the poverty level, looking in particular at the tension between social isolation and social ties among the poor. Joan Maya Mazelis draws on in-depth interviews with poor people in Philadelphia to explore how they survive and the benefits they gain by being connected to one... more...

  • Radical solutions to the housing supply crisisby Duncan Bowie

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 15.00

    This book analyses the roots of the current housing crisis in England, critically reviewing the development of policy under successive UK Governments and presenting a specific critique of the current Conservative Government?s housing and planning reforms. more...

  • Intersectional Inequalityby Charles C. Ragin; Peer C. Fiss

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    For over twenty-five years, Charles C. Ragin has developed Qualitative Comparative Analysis and related set-analytic techniques as a means of bridging qualitative and quantitative methods of research. Now, with Peer C. Fiss, Ragin uses these impressive new tools to unravel the varied conditions affecting life chances. Ragin and Fiss begin by taking... more...

  • Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countriesby Channing Arndt; Finn Tarp

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99

    This graduate text provides a review of the major approaches employed for estimating poverty lines and how poverty is estimated in practice. more...

  • Children and Sustainable Developmentby Antonio M. Battro; Pierre Léna; Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo; Joachim von Braun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.49

    This book addresses the changes in education practices, especially basic education, necessitated by the global challenges of climate change and sustainable development and in a context characterized by increasing poverty and inequality, migration and refugees.  Written by a range of international scholars, scientists and grassroots practitioners... more...

  • Perspectives on Economic Development and Policy in Indiaby K.L. Krishna; Vishwanath Pandit; K. Sundaram; Pami Dua

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 106.24

    The book pays tribute to the celebrated economist Professor Suresh Tendulkar?s contribution and scholarship to economics, economic-policy making, and economic reforms in India. Professor Tendulkar served on numerous panels and commissions set up to reform diverse aspects of India?s economy. To name a few, he served as the Chairperson of the Prime... more...

  • Home Safe Homeby Hilary Botein; Andrea Hetling; Carol Corden

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95

    For survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV), housing is a key to establishing a new life free from abuse. Home Safe Home offers a multifaceted analysis that both values the perspectives of IPV survivors and accounts for the practical challenges involved in providing them with adequate permanent housing. As it traces how housing options and... more...

  • Home: A Very Short Introductionby Michael Allen Fox

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99

    Ideas of home play a prominent role in the way people of all cultures frame an understanding of their lives. This Very Short Introduction considers the enduring concept of home in our modern world, as international and local migration, homelessness, and uprootedness threaten to destabilize our traditional notions of place and belonging. more...

  • Behind from the Startby Lenette Azzi-Lessing

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 20.99

    Today there are nearly six million children under the age of 5 living in poverty in the world's richest country. Behind from the Start examines what lies behind the stubbornly high rate of poverty among young children in the U.S. and its consequences. It explains the multiple ways in which early-life poverty robs millions of children of a promising... more...