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From poverty to power

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken.

This new edition of From Poverty to Power has been fully revised and now includes a new chapter with an in-depth analysis of the human impact of the global financial and food crises. From Poverty to Power argues that a radical redistribution of power, opportunities, and assets rather than traditional models of charitable or government aid is required to break the cycle of poverty and inequality. The forces driving this transformation are active citizens and effective states. Why active citizens? Because people living in poverty must have a voice in deciding their own destiny and holding the state and the private sector to account. Why effective states? Because history shows that no country has prospered without a state structure that can actively manage the development process. There is now an added urgency: climate change. We need to build a secure, fair, and sustainable world within the limits set by scarce resources and ecological realities.Published in association with Oxfam GB.

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Author(s):
Green, Duncan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853397415
ISBN-13:
9781853397417
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing
Title:
From poverty to power

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken.

This new edition of From Poverty to Power has been fully revised and now includes a new chapter with an in-depth analysis of the human impact of the global financial and food crises. From Poverty to Power argues that a radical redistribution of power, opportunities, and assets rather than traditional models of charitable or government aid is required to break the cycle of poverty and inequality. The forces driving this transformation are active citizens and effective states. Why active citizens? Because people living in poverty must have a voice in deciding their own destiny and holding the state and the private sector to account. Why effective states? Because history shows that no country has prospered without a state structure that can actively manage the development process. There is now an added urgency: climate change. We need to build a secure, fair, and sustainable world within the limits set by scarce resources and ecological realities.Published in association with Oxfam GB.

Author(s):
Green, Duncan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.5 x 2.8 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853397415
ISBN-13:
9781853397417
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing
Title:
From poverty to power

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