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176 Pages | 4 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198716471

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Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

Philip N. Jefferson

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and the obstacles or barriers they face
  • Examines the practical and analytical efforts which have been made to eradicate poverty and discusses what progress has been made in the past, and what we can do in the future
  • Looks at what social, economic, and political constructs or institutions influence the poor
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide