Poverty: A Persistent Global Reality

1st Edition

Professor John Dixon, John Dixon, David Macarov

Routledge
Published April 2, 1998
Textbook - 304 Pages
ISBN 9780415146821 - CAT# RU15234

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $65.95

USD$52.76

SAVE ~$13.19

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

This book addresses the long-standing global issue of poverty. An introductory chapter explores concepts and definitions of poverty, the subsequent chapters providing detailed examinations of poverty in ten different countries: UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malta, The Netherlands, The Philippines and Zimbabwe.
Each chapter follows a consistent format, to facilitate comparison and focuses on the following issues:-
* the socio-economic and historical context within which poverty exists
* the extent and nature of poverty
its causes
* the measures that have been taken to mitigate it.
This book will be essential reading for students of social policy and administration as well as development studies and anthropology.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title