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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Soapstone in the North. Quarries, Products and People 7000 BC - AD 1700
(University of Bergen, 2017)
This book addresses soapstone use in Norway and the North Atlantic region, including Greenland. Although the majority of the papers deal with the Iron Age and Middle Ages, the book spans the Mesolithic to the early modern ...
Eiendom, makt og statsdannelse. Kongsgårder og gods i Hordaland i yngre jernalder og middelalder
(Universitetet i Bergen, 2008)
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, ...
Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century: Theories, Debates, Realities and Policies
(Zed Books, London, 2016-08-15)
Peasants are a majority of the world’s poor. Despite this, there has been little effort to bridge the fields of peasant and poverty studies. Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century provides a much-needed critical ...
Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies
(ibidem-Verlag, Stuttgart, 2017-03-08)
This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to poverty in Latin America. It focuses on child and adolescent well-being and the issue of inclusive societies. Its goal is to promote new ...
Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion
(ibidem-Verlag, Stuttgart, 2016-12-06)
Worldwide child and youth poverty remain the biggest barrier to achieving a better life in adulthood. Progress in lifting children out of poverty in the last decades has been slow and limited in the developing world, while ...