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- 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...
- Policy Press 2015; US$ 14.00
For anyone new to the subject of Citizen?s Income, or who wants to introduce friends, colleagues or relatives to the idea, this valuable guide will be essential reading, offering a convincing case for a Citizen?s Income and a much needed resource for all interested in the future of welfare in the UK. more...
- 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...
- Icon Books Ltd 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, mental... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 15.95
For over thirty years, we've lived through a radical redistribution of wealth?upward, to a tiny fraction of the population. It's as though we're undertaking a bizarre social experiment to see how much inequality a democratic society can tolerate. As a result ?We are the 99%,? the rallying cry of the Occupy movement, has spread far beyond its ranks.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Absolute poverty causes about one third of all human deaths, some 18 million annually, and blights billions of lives with hunger and disease. Developing universalizable norms aimed at tackling absolute poverty and the complex and multilayered problems associated with it, this book considers the levels, trends and determinants of absolute poverty and... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
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...