Poverty & Unemployment Products

  • Poverty, Income and Social Protection

    International Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Hoefer, James Midgley

    This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries.…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Social Development and Social Work

    Learning from Africa

    Edited by Alice K. Butterfield, Tasse Abye

    Africa has a long experience with reducing poverty and vulnerability. In the contemporary period, social development and social work are at the forefront of dealing with abject poverty and some of the world’s most difficult problems. This book brings research in Africa to the forefront so that…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • International Aid and the Making of a Better World

    Reflexive Practice

    By Rosalind Eyben

    How can international aid professionals manage to deal with the daily dilemmas of working for the wellbeing of people in countries other than their own? A scholar-activist and lifelong development practitioner seeks to answer that question in a book that provides a vivid and accessible insight into…

    Paperback – 2014-04-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond

    The War On "Illegals" and the Remaking of the U.S. – Mexico Boundary, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph Nevins

    This is a major revision and update of Nevins’ earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Migrants, Borders and Global Capitalism

    West African Labour Mobility and EU Borders

    By Hannah Cross

    People from West Africa are risking their lives and surrendering their citizenship rights to enter exploitative labour markets in Europe. This book offers an explanation for this phenomenon that is based on close analysis of the contradictory economic and political agendas that create and constrain…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Global Politics of Migration

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Hardback – 2012-12-17
    Routledge

  • Millennium Development Goals

    Looking Beyond 2015

    Edited by Matthew Clarke, Simon Feeny

    In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals.…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives in Rural Development Studies

    Edited by Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

    Agrarian transformations within and across countries have been significantly and dynamically altered during the past few decades compared to previous eras, provoking a variety of reactions from rural poor communities worldwide. The recent convergence of various crises – financial, food, energy and…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Inequality in the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk.…

    Hardback – 2006-12-20
    Routledge

  • Inequality in the City

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk.…

    Hardback – 2006-12-20
    Routledge

  • American Poverty in a New Era of Reform

    2nd Edition

    By Harrell R. Rodgers

    This new edition of American Poverty in a New Era of Reform provides a comprehensive examination of the extent, causes, effects, and costs of American poverty nearly ten years after the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996. The author…

    Paperback – 2006-05-14
    Routledge

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