Ending Global Poverty

Ending Global Poverty

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Over 800 million people suffer from chronic hunger, and over ten million children die each year from preventable causes. These may seem like overwhelming statistics, but as Stephen Smith shows in this call to arms, global poverty is something that we can and should solve within our lifetimes. Ending Global Poverty explores the various traps that keep people mired in poverty, traps like poor nutrition, illiteracy, lack of access to health care, and others and presents eight keys to escaping these traps. Smith gives readers the tools they need to help people overcome poverty and to determine what approaches are most effective in fighting it. For example, celebrities in commercials who encourage viewers to qadoptq a poor child really seem to care, but will sending money to these organizations do the most good? Smith explains how to make an informed decision. Grass-roots programs and organizations are helping people gain the capabilities they need to escape from poverty and this book highlights many of the most promising of these strategies in some of the poorest countries in the world, explaining what they do and what makes them effective.It is also on the cover of Michael P. Todaro and Stephen C. Smith, Economic Development, 8th Edition, 2002, Reading, MA: AddisonWesley. ... and Social Impact Evaluation Study of the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Program, http:// www.sarienergy.org/REBImpact.html. ... 2004, available at http://www.worldbank. org/wbi/reducingpoverty/docs/FullCases/LAC%20PDF/Peru%20Land%20Titling. pdf.

Title:Ending Global Poverty
Author:Stephen C. Smith
Publisher:Macmillan - 2015-03-17


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