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Ending global poverty : a guide to what works

This book offers both information on the economics behind ending poverty as well as hands-on practical advice to guide individual action. It explores the various traps that keep people mired in poverty and gives readers the tools they need to help people overcome poverty and determine what approaches are most effective in fighting it
Print Book, English, 2005
Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2005
Guide (Descripteur de forme)
xii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9781403965349, 9780230606159, 140396534X, 0230606156
pt. 1. Extreme poverty, the cruelest trap
Understanding extreme poverty : poverty traps and the experience of the poor
The keys to capability : eight keys to escaping poverty traps
pt. 2. Escaping the poverty trap : how the poor are gaining the keys to capability
Health, nutrition, and population
Basic education
Credit for poverty reduction, and insuring opportunity
Bottom-up market development : assets and access for the poor
Entitlement to new technologies and the capability to benefit from them
Sustaining the environment for ending poverty
Social inclusion and human rights for the poor and voiceless
Community empowerment and development
Ten strategies for innovation in ending global poverty
pt. 3. What you can do to help
First steps
Further questions
Stepping up
What businesses can do
Some closing words : the end of global poverty