World Poverty

World Poverty

by Gale


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573027083
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 10/14/2016
Series: Gale Information Plus Reference Series
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
What Is Poverty?     1
The Causes of Poverty and the Search for Solutions     7
Poverty in Underdeveloped Countries-The Poorest of the Poor     23
Emerging and Transition Economies: Widening the Poverty Gap     37
Poverty in the Developing World     47
The Poor in Developed Countries     61
Women and Children in Poverty     77
Poverty and Environmental Hazards     113
Poverty and Violent Conflict     123
Combating Poverty: Hope for the Future?     135
Important Names and Addresses     141
Resources     143
Index     145

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