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Poverty

  • The 'Too Difficult' Boxby Charles Clarke

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE… BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It?s no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...

  • 2004 Annual Review of Development Effectivenessby Christopher D. Gerrard

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 14.99

    The 2004 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness looks at the recent growth and poverty reduction experience of client countries. It assesses the extent to which Bank interventions have contributed to growth and poverty reduction and the effectiveness of different types of interventions. The review uses the key elements of the Bank's 2001 poverty... more...

  • 50 Facts That Should Change the Worldby Jessica Williams

    Icon Books 2007; US$ 11.65

    In this new edition of her bestseller, Jessica Williams tests the temperature of our world and diagnoses a malaise with some shocking symptoms.  Get the facts but also the human side of the story on the world?s hunger, poverty, material and emotional deprivation; its human rights abuses and unimaginable wealth; the unstoppable rise of consumerism,... more...

  • 99 to 1by Chuck Collins

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 15.95

    ?We are the 99%? is the rallying cry of millions of people involved in the ?Occupy Wall Street? movement. This is the first book to pull together in once place detailed information about the 1% and the 99% in all realms of society, the causes and consequences of this deep inequality, and what can be done about it. Chuck Collins has long been one... more...

  • AIDS Treatment and Human Rights in Contextby Peris S. Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    The book poses and explores questions about the roles of antiretroviral treatment and human rights in the global AIDS epidemic. A novel approach is used, which places treatment and human rights in the context of global debates, national struggles, and, especially, a case study of the lived experiences within a local community in South Africa. more...

  • Absolute Poverty and Global Justiceby Elke Mack; Michael Schramm; Stephan Klasen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 144.95

    It is held that absolute poverty causes approximately one third of all human deaths, some 18 million annually, and blights billions of lives with hunger and disease. This book develops universalizable norms aimed at tackling absolute poverty and the complex and multilayered problems associated with it. more...

  • Accelerating Trade Integration in the Caribbeanby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    The main objective of this report is to help policymakers in the Caribbean design an agenda of policy actions to accelerate trade integration and growth, and to reduce poverty. Each part of the report focuses on a key question and provides an in-depth analysis of the issues raised, laying the foundations for policy recommendations described in the... more...

  • Accommodating Povertyby Joanne McEwan; Pamela Sharpe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book offers a detailed examination of the living arrangements and material circumstances of the poor betweeen 1650 and 1850. Chapters investigate poor households in urban, rural and metropolitan contexts, and contribute to wider investigations into British economic and social conditions in the long Eighteenth century. more...

  • Adaptation, Poverty and Developmentby David Alexander Clark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The first book to examine in detail the ways in which people adapt their understanding and behaviours towards poverty as a direct result to their experiences of poverty in developing countries, including world-leading academics and case studies from China, India, Ethiopia and South Africa. more...

  • Affluence, Mobility and Second Home Ownershipby Chris Paris

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 66.95

    Ownership of multiple homes has become increasingly popular throughout the Western world, with the UK and Ireland seeing a particular surge in recent years. Paris addresses the reasons why, and the effects, using case studies from Europe, Australia, America and Asia. more...