Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 March 2014

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199937875

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The Locust Effect

Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros

  • Addresses a massive international problem that millions around the world care about: severe poverty.
  • Combines personal stories from the case files of International Justice Mission (IJM) with a decade of scholarly research and data
  • Sets the stage for the next great paradigm shift in fighting poverty: the struggle to make common poor people safe from violence.