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Poverty & unemployment books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Poverty & unemployment category. Presented with a red border are the Poverty & unemployment books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Poor News Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity by Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Steven Harkins Poor News Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity
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Poor News examines the way discourses of poverty are articulated in the news media by incorporating specific narratives and definers that bring about certain ideological worldviews.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Taking Well-Being and Quality of Life for Granted? An Empirical Study on Social Protection and Disability in South Africa by Isabella Bertmann Taking Well-Being and Quality of Life for Granted? An Empirical Study on Social Protection and Disability in South Africa

Isabella Bertmann investigates the connection between disability, poverty, and quality of life, and how social protection measures can influence this relationship.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

A World of Three Zeroes the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero carbon emissions by Muhammad Yunus A World of Three Zeroes the new economics of zero poverty, zero unemployment, and zero carbon emissions

The capitalist system, in its current form, is broken. Here, a Nobel Peace Prize-winner outlines his radical economic vision for fixing it. Eight individuals now own more wealth than 50 per cent of the global population, and high unemployment in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong The New Poverty

We are living in an age with unprecedented levels of poverty. Who are the new poor? And what can we do about it?
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Poverty The Facts by Alan Marsh Poverty The Facts

A comprehensive overview of the causes, extent and effects of poverty in the UK. * History of the politics of and debates around poverty * CPAG's analysis of the causes and effects of poverty * Impacts on children and cost...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Ethical Issues in Poverty Alleviation by Helmut P. Gaisbauer Ethical Issues in Poverty Alleviation

This book explores the philosophical, and in particular ethical, issues concerning the conceptualization, design and implementation of poverty alleviation measures from the local to the global level. It connects these topics with the ongoing debates on social and global justice,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Every Day We Live Is the Future Surviving in a City of Disasters by Douglas Haynes Every Day We Live Is the Future Surviving in a City of Disasters

When she was only nine, Dayani Baldelomar left her Nicaraguan village with nothing more than a change of clothes. She was among tens of thousands of rural migrants to Managua in the 1980s and 1990s. After years of homelessness, Dayani...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Poverty and social exclusion in the UK The dimensions of disadvantage by Glen Bramley Poverty and social exclusion in the UK The dimensions of disadvantage

This fascinating book provides a detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a range of dimensions of exclusion and explores relationships between these in the first truly multi-dimensional analysis.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Fighting Poverty and Social Exclusion in the EU A Chance in Europe 2020 by Matteo Jessoula Fighting Poverty and Social Exclusion in the EU A Chance in Europe 2020

This book examines the significant shifts in European Union social policy in recent years in the context of the EU2020 strategy and the European Semester. In particular it examines the social dimension, especially the anti-poverty component of Europe 2020 by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

Financial Capability and Asset Building with Diverse Populations Improving Financial Well-being in Families and Communities by Julie Birkenmaier Financial Capability and Asset Building with Diverse Populations Improving Financial Well-being in Families and Communities

Global economic recovery in the aftermath of the Great Recession has not been experienced equally: while the share of wealth owned by the richest 3% has grown, the share owned by the poorest 90% continues to decline (Oxfam, 2016). This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

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Poverty and social exclusion in the UK The nature and extent of the problem by Esther Dermott Poverty and social exclusion in the UK The nature and extent of the problem

This text provides insights into the nature and extent of poverty and social exclusion in the UK today for different social groups: older and younger people; parents and children; ethnic groups; men and women; disabled people; and across regions through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Poverty propaganda Exploring the myths by Tracy Shildrick Poverty propaganda Exploring the myths

Poverty Propaganda sheds new light on how poverty is conceptualised and understood in contemporary Britain. It debunks many popular myths and misconceptions about poverty, its prevalence, causes and consequences, and concludes with suggestions for change.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Understanding Global Poverty Causes, Capabilities and Human Development by Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis Understanding Global Poverty Causes, Capabilities and Human Development
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Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Austerity and the Implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy in Spain Re-shaping the European Productive and Social Model: a Reflexion from the South by Javier Ramos-Diaz Austerity and the Implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy in Spain Re-shaping the European Productive and Social Model: a Reflexion from the South


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Understanding Global Poverty Causes, Capabilities and Human Development by Serena (Seattle University, USA) Cosgrove, Benjamin (Behavioural Insights Team, UK) Curtis Understanding Global Poverty Causes, Capabilities and Human Development
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Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa by Mike Odugbo Odey Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Saving Africa A book to change the world forever by Timoleon N. Amessa Saving Africa A book to change the world forever

Saving Africa investigates the root causes of underdevelopment in the third world, particularly in post-colonial Africa.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Caring for the Poor Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World by Cihan Tugal Caring for the Poor Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tugal argues, has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Caring for the Poor Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World by Cihan Tugal Caring for the Poor Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tugal argues, has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

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