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Living through crises : how the food, fuel, and financial shocks affect the poor

Author: Rasmus Heltberg; Naomi Hossain; Anna Reva; World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2012.
Series: New frontiers of social policy.
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"The food, fuel, and financial crises that started in 2008 reverberated throughout the global economy, causing job losses, poverty, and economic, financial, and political upheaval in countries all over the world. [This book] shows how global crises affected the poorer, more vulnerable, powerless, and less visible populations in developing countries."--Back cover
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rasmus Heltberg; Naomi Hossain; Anna Reva; World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821389409 0821389408 9780821394601 0821394606
OCLC Number: 769421434
Description: xxvii, 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Living through crises: an overview / Rasmus Heltberg, Naomi Hossain, Anna Reva, and Andy Sumner --
Chapter 1. Anatomy of coping: evidence from people living through the crises of 2008-11 / Rasmus Heltberg, Naomi Hossain, Anna Reva, and Carolyn Turk --
Chapter 2. Bangladesh: pathways and impacts of the global economic shocks / Mamunur Rashid, Bayazid Hasan, and Naomi Hossain --
Chapter 3. Crisis monitoring among low-income workers in Cambodia: monitoring vulnerabilities and discovering resilience / Veronica Mendizabal, Theng Vuthy, Tong Kimsun, and Pon Dorina --
Chapter 4. Impact of the economic crisis in the Central African Republic: quantitative and qualitative assessments / Lea Salmon, Josias Tebero, and Quentin Wodon --
Risk and resilience: summary of rapid qualitative assessments of social impacts of the economic crisis in Kazakhstan / Sandra Schlossar, with Carolyn Turk --
Chapter 6. Crises in Kenya: living with hunger in an era of economic and political shocks / Grace Lubaale and Naomi Hossain --
Chapter 7. Coping with the global economic crisis in Mongolia: findings from focus group discussions / Anna Reva, Rasmus Heltberg, Altantsetseg Sodnomtseren, and Sarantuya Jigjiddorj --
Chapter 8. Perceptions of the economic crisis and poverty in Senegal: a quantitative and qualitative analysis / Abdou Salam Fall, Lea Salmon, and Quentin Wodon --
Chapter 9. Economic and political crises in Thailand: social impacts and government responses / Veronica Mendizabal, Supang Chantavanich, Samarn Laodumrongchai, Mya Than, Artit Wong-a-thitikul, Warathida Chaiyapa, Cheewin Ariyasuntorn, and Pamornrat Tansanguanwong.
Series Title: New frontiers of social policy.
Responsibility: Rasmus Heltberg, Naomi Hossain, and Anna Reva, editors.
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"The food, fuel, and financial crises that started in 2008 reverberated throughout the global economy, causing job losses, poverty, and economic, financial, and political upheaval in countries all over the world. [This book] shows how global crises affected the poorer, more vulnerable, powerless, and less visible populations in developing countries."--Back cover

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