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Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Author: Wim Naudé; Amelia U Santos-Paulino; Mark McGillivray
Publisher: Shibuya-ku United Nations University Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vulnerability has become the defining challenge of our times. More than one billion people worldwide live in extreme poverty. Facing risks exacerbated by natural hazards, ill-health and macroeconomic volatility, many are mired in inescapable poverty while millions others are on the brink of poverty.The need to better understand vulnerability is pressing, particularly in the case of developing countries where  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wim Naudé; Amelia U Santos-Paulino; Mark McGillivray
ISBN: 9789280811711 9280811711 9789280871401 9280871404
OCLC Number: 704826638
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB31780975X (OCoLC)704826638
Notes: Description based upon print version of record
Description: 1 online resource (347 p.)

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This volume brings together essays from leading scholars to study the critical dimensions of vulnerability in developing countries, including the relationship between poverty and vulnerability  Read more...

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