Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is temporarily out of stock, but may be ordered now for delivery when back in stock.

Notify Me When In Stock

Published: 29 March 2012

432 Pages | 40 Figures and 43 Tables


ISBN: 9780199692125

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Chapter 1

The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Paul Mosley
With Blessing Chiripanhura, Jean Grugel, and Ben Thirkell-White

  • Documents the political processes that influence long-term poverty reduction
  • Brings together the separate literatures on poverty, conflict, and development strategy
  • Includes case studies of nine countries: 4 in Africa, 2 each in Asia and Latin America, and 1 in Russia
  • Takes a particular interest in the historical roots of poverty and long-period historical processes determining the time-pattern of poverty
  • Draws parallels between processes of poverty reduction in developing and industrial countries

Also of Interest