Poverty, 1st Edition

  • Noel Merino
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  • ISBN-10: 0737765674
  • ISBN-13: 9780737765670
  • DDC: 339.4
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 251 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Articles included in this new addition to the Global Viewpoints series explore the issue of poverty around the world, as well as the impact of the global recession on poverty-related issues. Topics covered include poverty's rise and decline in specific countries, such as China, South Asia, Latin America, and the United States, the causes of poverty around the world, and the efforts to end poverty, from foreign aid to rapid growth.

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Features and Benefits

  • By illuminating the complexities and interrelations of the global community, this excellent resource helps students and other researchers enhance their global awareness. Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, government documents, organization newsletters, and position papers.
  • hese books contain an annotated table of contents; locator maps, to help readers place countries or areas covered in the essays; “for further discussion” questions; a worldwide list of organizations to contact; bibliographies of books and periodicals; and a subject index.