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Eradicating extreme poverty : democracy, globalisation and human rights

Author: Xavier Godinot; Judith Stone
Publisher: London : Pluto Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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This book outlines a new approach that will enliven debate amongst policy-makers, researchers, students and academics. Godinot and his colleagues start from the experiences, capabilities and strategies of those living in extreme poverty themselves. They argue that the first step is a close connection with communities mired in poverty, followed by a commitment to take action alongside those communities. Life stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Xavier Godinot; Judith Stone
ISBN: 9780745331980 074533198X 9780745331973 0745331971
OCLC Number: 775420125
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published in 2008 under the title Éradiquer la misère.
Description: xxiii, 256 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The child who walked with death : the story of Paul in Burkina Faso / Patricia Heyberger and Claude Heyberger --
Gold under the bridge : the story of Mercedita and her family in the Philippines / Marilyn Ortega Gutierrez and Alasdair Wallace --
Resist to exist : the story of Farid, Celine and Karim in France and Algeria / Floriane Caravatta --
Staying together through thick and thin : the story of the Rojas Paucar family in Peru / Rosario Macedo de Ugarte and Marco Aurelio Ugarte Ochoa --
Basic ties and fundamental rights / Xavier Godinot [and others] --
Democracy, globalisation and extreme poverty / Xavier Godinot --
The eradication of extreme poverty : a civilising project / Xavier Godinot.
Responsibility: edited by Xavier Godinot ; translated by Angela Cady and Andrew Hayes ; additional editing by Judith Stone.
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Rejects traditional 'top-down' approaches, arguing that the poor in developing countries must be deeply involved in their own liberation from poverty.  Read more...

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'Offers a path towards the eradication of extreme poverty, and makes a compelling case for why we have no choice but trying' -- Esther Duflo, Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Read more...

 
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