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Development and Sustainability: The Challenge of Social Change
(Zed Books, London, 2016-03-15)
While the need for effective action toward a greener and socially inclusive economy has long been evident, health promotion in the context of sustainable development has faltered. Arguing that human health is the key factor ...
Water and Development: Good Governance after Neoliberalism
(Zed Books, London, 2015-09-15)
Water has always been a crucial catalyst for human development. In Africa, competition among different sectors for this scarce resource remains a critical challenge to water managers and decision-makers. 'Water and ...
Protecting the health of the poor: Social Movements in the South
(Zed Books, London, 2015-12-15)
Despite the colossal amount of spending on health and healthcare programmes globally, why do massive inequalities in health remain, both within and between countries? Drawing on in-depth empirical research spanning Asia, ...
Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries: Policy Achievements, Political Obstacles
(Zed Books, London, 2016-04-15)
This collection offers a timely reassessment of viable ways of addressing poverty across the globe today. The profile of global poverty has changed dramatically over the past decade, and around three-quarters of the poor ...
Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward
(Zed Books, London, 2016-02-15)
As the Millennium Development Goals pass their 2015 deadline and the international community is discussing the future of international development policy, Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals brings together leading ...
Social Connectedness and Poverty Eradication: A South African Perspective
(University of Bergen / CROP, 2017-05)
Building on earlier work which argues that social isolation can be both a consequence of living in poverty and a cause of its persistence, this paper presents case studies of two South African programmes to illustrate how ...