The Politics of Poverty Reduction

The Politics of Poverty Reduction

by Paul Mosley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198743750
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



Paul Mosley holds BA and PhD degrees in economics. He has worked mostly in academia but also in government, as economic adviser to the Kenya Treasury (1969-71) and the UK Department for International Development (1979-81). He has also worked in a voluntary capacity for both development and social policy NGOs and is currently on the board of the Sheffield Credit Union. His publications include Aid and Power (2e, 1995), Finance against Poverty (1996) and Poverty and Social Exclusion in North and South (2003).

Table of Contents



Part 1: Analysis and policy recommendations
1. Introduction
2. A short history of 'pro-poor policy', 1970-2008
3. The politics of crisis and macro-adjustment
4. Political violence and poverty reduction
5. Long-term poverty reduction strategies
6. Institutions, state capacity, and poverty
7. The global politics of poverty reduction
8. Summary and conclusions
Part 2: Case Studies
9. Argentina
10. Bolivia
11. Malaysia and Indonesia
12. Russia
13. African case studies: Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe

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