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Moving out of poverty. v. 2, Success from the bottom up

Author: Deepa Narayan-Parker; Lant Pritchett; Soumya Kapoor
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2009.
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Why and how do some people move out of poverty and stay out while others remain trapped? Presents the experiences of poor people who have made it out of poverty. Draws on research conducted in communities across 15 countries in Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and South Asia. Offers bottom-up perspectives on the processes and local institutions that play key roles in escaping from poverty. The study finds that  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deepa Narayan-Parker; Lant Pritchett; Soumya Kapoor
ISBN: 9780821372159 0821372157
OCLC Number: 318412431
Description: xxv, 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The moving out of poverty study : an overview --
Stories of the poor, stories by the poor --
Poverty is a condition, not a characteristic --
I believe I can --
The dream of equal opportunity --
All politics is local : how better governance helps the poor --
The unfulfilled potential of collective action.
Other Titles: Success from the bottom up
Responsibility: Deepa Narayan, Lant Pritchett, and Soumya Kapoor.

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Based on discussions with over 60,000 people across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, this book provides a bottom-up view on the processes and institutions that play key roles in poverty escapes,  Read more...

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