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Escape from Poverty: What Makes a Difference for Children?

P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn - Political Science - 1997 - 342 pages
Escape from Poverty addresses the recent increase of child poverty within the USA and suggests specific modes of change.
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The Lowest Rung: Voices of Australian Poverty

Mark Peel - History - 2003 - 206 pages
This 2003 book is a fascinating and moving portrait of the people who are suffering in a more divided and less egalitarian Australian society. Based on the author's ...
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The Untouchables: Subordination, Poverty and the State in Modern India

Oliver Mendelsohn, Marika Vicziany - History - 1998 - 289 pages
In a sensitive and compelling account of the lives of those at the very bottom of Indian society, Oliver Mendelsohn and Marika Vicziany explore the construction of the ...
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The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries

Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins, John Micklewright - Business & Economics - 2001 - 309 pages
A child poverty rate of ten percent could mean that every tenth child is always poor, or that all children are in poverty for one month in every ten. Knowing where reality lies ...
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Radical History Review:

Rhr Collective - History - 1998 - 200 pages
Radical History Review presents innovative scholarship and commentary that looks critically at the past and its history from a non-sectarian left perspective.
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Efficiency in Reaching the Millennium Development Goals

Ruwan Jayasuriya, Quentin Wodon - Social Science - 2003 - 83 pages
Annotation To reach Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) countries have two options: increasing these inputs used to "produce the outcomes measured by the MDGs, or increasing ...
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Reaching the Rural Poor: A Renewed Strategy for Rural Development

Business & Economics - 2003 - 174 pages
Despite the fact that three quarters of the world's poor live in rural areas, the level of international development aid directed at rural areas has continued to decline over ...
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Crying Out for Change: Voices of the Poor

Deepa Narayan-Parker - Social Science - 2000 - 314 pages
A multi-country research initiative to understand poverty from the eyes of the poor, the Voices of the Poor project was undertaken to inform the World Bank's activities and the ...
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Household Welfare, the Labor Market, and Social Programs in ..., Volumes 23-503

Mansoora Rashid, Vajeera Dorabawila, Richard Adams - Political Science - 2001 - 83 pages
The main focus of this paper is to assess household welfare in Albania, describe the labor market, and evaluate the equity and efficiency of public expenditures on cash ...
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Household Welfare and Vietnam's Transition

David Dollar, Paul Glewwe, Jennie Ilene Litvack - Business & Economics - 1998 - 330 pages
Vietnam's rapid growth has transformed the country, reducing poverty from about 75 percent of the population to about 50 percent. At the same time, its transition from a ...
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