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

The Great Escape

Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

Princeton University Press (2013)
CA$23.64

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)
CA$14.99

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

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)
CA$36.39

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)
CA$18.99

"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)
CA$13.99

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

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)
CA$19.01

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

Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
Henry Holt and Co. (2012)
CA$10.99

A passionate and insightful account by a leading historian of Haiti that traces the sources of the...

The Poverty of Philosophy: Answer to the Philosophy of Poverty by M. Proudhon

The Poverty of Philosophy

Answer to the Philosophy of Poverty by M. Proudhon

NuVision Publications, LLC (2003)
CA$6.59

As a bonus, included with this book is a letter of response back from M. Proudhon to Karl Marx. This...

Poverty: A Persistent Global Reality

Poverty

A Persistent Global Reality

Taylor and Francis (1998)
CA$68.20

This book addresses the long-standing global issue of poverty. An introductory chapter explores...

In the River They Swim: Essays from Around the World on Enterprise Solutions to Poverty

In the River They Swim

Essays from Around the World on Enterprise Solutions to Poverty

Michael Fairbanks, Malik Fal and 3 more...
Templeton Press (2011)
CA$15.84

The sociologist Thomas Sowell writes, "We need to confront the most blatant fact that has persisted...