Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2012

288 Pages

ISBN: 9780199327454

Bookseller Code (06)

Against the Odds

Politicians, Institutions and the Struggle Against Poverty

Marcus Andre Melo, Njuguna Ng'ethe, and James Manor

  • Case study of how three developing countries, Brazil, Uganda and India, all developed broadly similar political devices to combat poverty
  • Argues that poverty reduction is politically feasible, even under the most daunting of circumstances

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