Poverty

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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

Why Nations Fail

The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

Profile Books (2012)
US$13.31

Shortlisted for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012. Why are...

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

The Great Escape

Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

Princeton University Press (2013)
US$17.24

The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer....

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

The Divide

American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Random House Publishing Group (2014)
US$15.15

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST,  NPR,...

The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

The Promise of a Pencil

How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Scribner (2014)
US$12.99

The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the...

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

Portfolios of the Poor

How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

Princeton University Press (2009)
US$26.34

Nearly forty percent of humanity lives on an average of two dollars a day or less. If you've never...

No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City

No Shame in My Game

The Working Poor in the Inner City

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)
US$18.00

"Powerful and poignant.... Newman's message is clear and timely." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer In ...

Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War

Deer Hunting with Jesus

Dispatches from America's Class War

Crown/Archetype (2008)
US$16.00

Years before Hillbilly Elegy and  White Trash,  a raucous, truth-telling look at the white working...

The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

The Idealist

Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2013)
US$16.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Bloomberg • Forbes • The Spectator Recipient of ...

Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

Favela

Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

Oxford University Press (2010)
US$14.39

A revealing study of the giant squatter settlements of Rio de Janeiro and of the vibrant communities...

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

City of Thorns

Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

Picador (2016)
US$12.60

To the charity workers, Dabaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it...