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World poverty

2012 edition.

Published .
Written in English.

About the Edition

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
What is poverty?
Causes of poverty and the search for solutions
Poverty in underdeveloped countries: the poorest of the poor
Emerging and transition economies: widening the poverty gap
Poverty in the developing world
Poor in developed countries
Women and children in poverty
Poverty and environmental hazards
Poverty and violent
Combating poverty: measuring progress
Important names and addresses
Resources
Index.

Edition Notes

"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Information plus reference series, Information series on current topics, Information Plus reference series, Information series on current topics

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
339.46
Library of Congress
HC79.P6 A48 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 171 pages :
Number of pages
171

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26468360M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781414481517
ISBN 10
1414481519
ISBN 13
9781414481517
OCLC/WorldCat
814306640
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