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  • Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • Global Poverty

    Global governance and poor people in the Post-2015 Era, 2nd Edition

    By David Hulme

    Around 1.4 billion people presently live in extreme poverty, and yet despite this vast scale, the issue of global poverty had a relatively low international profile until the end of the 20th century. In this important new work, Hulme charts the rise of global poverty as a priority global issue, and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-10
    Global Institutions

  • Creating the Curriculum

    By Dominic Wyse, Vivienne Baumfield, David Egan, Louise Hayward, Moira Hulme, Ian Menter, Carmel Gallagher, Ruth Leitch, Kay Livingston, Bob Lingard

    Is there an ‘ideal’ primary school curriculum? Who should decide what the curriculum is? Should teachers have autonomy over how they teach? The curriculum is the heart of what teachers teach and learners learn: effective teaching is only possible with an effective curriculum. Yet in spite of its…

    Paperback – 2012-08-16
    Understanding Primary Education Series

  • The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond

    Global Development after 2015

    Edited by Rorden Wilkinson, David Hulme

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have contributed to reductions in poverty and improvements in the human condition in many parts of the world since their "invention" in 2000 and 2001. It nonetheless remains the case that today, as on all the previous days of the twenty-first century, almost…

    Paperback – 2012-07-24
    Global Institutions

  • Microfinance

    A Reader

    Edited by David Hulme, Thankom Arun

    Microfinance has become an important component of development, poverty reduction and economic regeneration strategy around the world. By the early twenty first century tens of millions of people in more than 100 countries were accessing services from formal and semi-formal microfinance institutions…

    Paperback – 2010-07-15
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Understanding Poverty and Well-Being

    Bridging the Disciplines

    Edited by David Hulme, John Toye

    Written by a multi-disciplinary team of contributors, this collection explores the different dimensions of well being, poverty and inequality. A person’s sense of well being is compounded of many elements including economic, political and social psychology. Poverty and inequality are aspects of a…

    Paperback – 2007-12-04

  • Finance Against Poverty: Volume 2

    Country Case Studies

    By Hulme David, Paul Mosley

    Over the last decade, the theory that poverty in the world's poorest regions could be alleviated by providing small loans to micro-entrepreneurs has become increasingly popular. This volume examines the effectiveness of this theory when put into practice. The book presents empirical evidence drawn…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12

  • Finance Against Poverty: Volume 1

    By Hulme David, Paul Mosley

    In two volumes these books review and expand the theory that poverty in the world's poorest regions could be alleviated by providing small loans to micro-entrepreneurs. Volume 1 provides detailed analysis of this theory and offers policy recommendations for practitioners in this field. Volume 2…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12

  • Non-Governmental Organisations - Performance and Accountability

    Beyond the Magic Bullet

    Edited by Michael Edwards, David Hulme

    The last decade has seen some significant changes in international development and in the status of non-governmental organisations operating in the field. Not only has the number of NGOs virtually doubled; many of them have seen a considerable growth in their budgets, and have grown closer to…

    Paperback – 1995-11-01

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