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World Poverty

Alters, Sandra (Book - 2013 )
World Poverty


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Examines the forms that poverty takes around the world, its many causes, the serious negative consequences that it has for individuals and societies, and the effort to eliminate it.
Authors: Alters, Sandra
Title: World poverty
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. :, Gale, Cengage Learning,, c2013
Edition: 2012 ed
Characteristics: viii, 171 p. :,ill., maps, graphs ;,28 cm
Notes: "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Contents: 1. What is poverty?
2. The causes of poverty and the search for solutions
3. Poverty in underdeveloped countries, the poorest of the poor
4. Emerging and transition economies : widening the poverty gap
5. Poverty in the developing world
6.The poor in developed countries
7. Women and children in poverty
8. Poverty and environmental hazards
9. Poverty and violent conflict
10. Combating poverty : hope for the future?
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Summary: Examines the forms that poverty takes around the world, its many causes, the serious negative consequences that it has for individuals and societies, and the effort to eliminate it.
Additional Contributors: Gale Group
ISBN: 1414481519
9781414481517
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