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Did the Millennium Development Goals work?.

Author: Hany Besada
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2017.
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Leading scholars and practitioners from a range of backgrounds and regions use area-specific case studies to critically assess the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) project and its impact.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hany Besada
ISBN: 1447335716 9781447335719
OCLC Number: 1004969718
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: Foreword ~ Timothy M Shaw;Introduction: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons ~ Leah McMillan Polonenko and Hany Besada;Part One: Global Challenges;Antipoverty Transfers and Zero Extreme Poverty Targets ~ Armando Barrientos;Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations and the post-2015 Development Agenda ~ Clare Lockhart and Samuel Vincent;The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Millennium Development Goal Attainment in Africa ~ Leah McMillan Polonenko;Resource Geographies in Urban Spaces: Insights from Developing Countries in the Post-2015 Era ~ Cristina D'Alessandro;Part Two: Minority Groups;The Millennium Development Goals, Disability Rights and Special Needs Education in Ethiopia: A Case Study of the Oromiya Region ~ Jeff Grischow;Facing the Global Challenge of Youth Employment ~ Ragui Assaad and Deborah Levison;Women's Role in Economic Development: Overcoming the Constraints ~ Sarah Bradshaw with Joshua Castellino and Bineta Diop;Marginalised Minorities in Conflict: Women and Millennium Development Goals ~ Sarah Hoesch and Alireza Saniei-Pour;Part Three: Micro ChallengesIdeas from Early Childhood Development Approaches to Contribute to Millennium Development Goals' Achievements in Latin America ~ Laura Agosta;Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals' Framework in Nigeria ~ Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran;Developmental Crises affecting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Achievements in Bangladesh: A Critical Perspective ~ Saleh Ahmed;Between Progress, Stasis and Reversals: An Analysis of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria ~ Olabanji Akinola;North Africa and Middle East: Economic Performance and Social Progress ~ Manmohan Argarwal and Badye Essid;Part Four: Looking Forward;United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs) and the Arab Spring: Shedding Light on the Preludes? ~ M. Evren Tok, Nancy Elbassiouny, Sofia Samper and Mohammed Sayeed Showkath;Food Security, Inclusive Growth, Sustainability, and the Sustainable Development Agenda ~ Craig Hanson with contributions from Tim Searchinger, Richard Waite, Betsy Otto, Brian Lipinski and Kelly Levin;Outlook for Global Development Finance - Excess or Shortage? ~ Andrew Sheng;Conclusion ~ Jason McFarlane, Hany Besada, Kathryn Anne Brunton and Alireza Saniei-Pour.


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"Assessing the MDGs is a vital undertaking. Consideration of its success, failures and lessons will light the way forward." Professor Matthew Clarke, Deakin University

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