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  1. The War on Poverty in Mississippi

    In this state-level history of the war on poverty, Emma Folwell traces the attempts of white and black Mississippians to address the state's dire economic circumstances through antipoverty programs. Learn More
    £91.50

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  2. Skills and Jobs in Brazil

    Focuses on the challenge of youth engagement in school and at work. This report shows that youth prospects in the labor market are dimmed by policies favoring existing workers. Also, youth are often ill equipped to meet an increasingly challenging labor market. It discusses new policies, targeted at youth, that Brazil could prioritize. Learn More
    £29.50

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  3. Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020

    Provides an update on levels of global poverty and shared prosperity and explores which countries are on track to reduce extreme poverty to three percent by 2030 and beyond. The report explains why this challenge is so complex and what complementary strategies might be needed to make greater progress by 2030. Learn More
    £33.95

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  4. World Development Report 2019

    Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of production are adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke more attention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in making predictions about the future. The 2019 World Development Report studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Learn More
    £47.50

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  5. Preparing and Accessing Decent Work Amongst Rural Youth in Cambodia

    Assesses the skills and training needs of rural youth in Cambodia and develops recommendations on how to foster their access to decent employment. The study highlights the limited decent employment opportunities that currently exist along various agricultural value chains in rural Cambodia. Learn More
    £51.50

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  6. Asian Development Bank Sustainability Report 2018

    This biennial Sustainability Report highlights the integration of sustainability into ADB's operations and organizational activities during 2016–2017. Learn More
    £25.95

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  7. Análisis de vías alternativas de inversión pública en la agricultura y su impacto en el crecimiento económico y la reducción de la pobreza rural en Nicaragua

    Frente a la crisis economica que experimento Nicaragua en 2018 y la necesidad urgente de recuperacion, el presente estudio ofrece un anßlisis comparativo de como las inversiones en infraestructura productiva en los diferentes sectores agroalimentarios repercutirßn en el crecimiento y en la pobreza. Learn More
    £40.50

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  8. Analysis of alternative routes of public investment in agriculture and their impact on economic growth and rural poverty reduction in Nicaragua

    In the face of the economic downturn that Nicaragua experienced in 2018 and the need for recovery, this study provides a comparative analysis of how investments in productive infrastructure in different agri-food sectors would impact growth and poverty. Learn More
    £40.50

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  9. World Social Report 2020

    Examines the links between inequality and other major global trends (or megatrends), with a focus on technological change, climate change, urbanization and international migration. The analysis pays particular attention to poverty and labour market trends, as they mediate the distributional impacts of the major trends selected. Learn More
    £45.95

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  10. Urban Migrants and Poverty Reduction in China

    Presents the results of a large-scale research project conducted across China from 2002 to 2010. Packed full of original material, academic analysis, expert knowledge and practical policy suggestions, this book paints a detailed picture of the consequences of China's startling economic transformation. Learn More
    £30.00

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  11. From Fome Zero to Zero Hunger

    Discusses the international Zero Hunger agenda in light of the achievements of the Fome Zero programme in Brazil. It revisits successful initiatives and discusses current actions, while also critically assessing new and growing challenges to the global food security agenda: obesity and climate change. Learn More
    £59.95

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  12. The Children in Child Health

    A journey into the lives of children coping in a world compromised by poverty and inequality, The Child in Child Health challenges the invisibility of children's perspectives in health policy and argues that paying attention to what children do is critical for understanding the practical and policy implications of these experiences. Learn More
    £94.50

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  13. Eating from One Pot

    Draws on Amartya Sen's notion of co-operative conflict to argue that in times of crisis there is more conflict than cooperation in the poorest households. Poverty seriously undermines the collective character of households and creates divisions along generational and gendered lines. The book documents the humiliation many men feel at the loss of their role as provider, and the resulting escalation of domestic violence and alcohol abuse. Learn More
    £23.95

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  14. Starving on a Full Stomach

    An ideology of African ignorance arose in South Africa during the first half of the 20th century: Africans were hungry because they didn't know how to feed themselves properly. This work tells of the foods Africans ate, the maladies they suffered, and how the doctors and politicians reacted. Learn More
    £28.95

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  15. More Pathways Out of Poverty

    Explores various practices in microfinance, some of them revolutionary, and draws on the success of the industry to illustrate the challenges involved in lifting clients out of poverty. This book shows: how tools to cost-effectively measure US $1 a day poverty could also measure movement across the US $1 a day threshold. Learn More
    £20.95

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  16. Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

    How do Japanese people foster spiritual awareness? This book provides a fresh perspective on spirituality by highlighting the wisdom of Japan: ‘Way' (pronounced michi or d? in Japanese), which makes life a place for self-cultivation and personal growth. Learn More
    £32.50

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