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Poverty

  • $2.00 a Dayby Kathryn J. Edin; H. Luke Shaefer

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 28.00

    The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists ? from a leading national poverty expert who ? defies convention ? ( New York Times ) more...

  • 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...

  • 101 reasons for a Citizen's Incomeby Malcolm Torry

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 99 to 1by Chuck Collins

    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...

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

    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...

  • AIDS and the Ecology of Povertyby Eileen Stillwaggon

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.99

    AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty combines the insights of economics and biology to explain the spread of HIV/AIDS and deliver a telling critique of AIDS policy. Drawing on a wealth of scientific evidence, Stillwaggon demonstrates that HIV/AIDS cannot be stopped without understanding the ecology of poverty. Her message is optimistic, with pragmatic... more...

  • AIDS and the Ecology of Povertyby Eileen Stillwaggon

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.99

    AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty combines the insights of economics and biology to explain the spread of HIV/AIDS and deliver a telling critique of AIDS policy. Drawing on a wealth of scientific evidence, Stillwaggon demonstrates that HIV/AIDS cannot be stopped without understanding the ecology of poverty. Her message is optimistic, with pragmatic... more...

  • Absolute Poverty and Global Justiceby Prof Dr Elke Mack; Professor Michael Schramm; Professor Stephan Klasen; Professor Thomas Pogge; Dr Christoph Luetge; Professor Itaru Shimazu

    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...