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Global Poverty: How Global Governance Is Failing the Poor

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Around 1.4 billion people presently live in extreme poverty, and yet despite this vast scale, the issue of global poverty had a relatively low international profile until the end of the 20th century. In this important new work, Hulme charts the rise of global poverty as a priority global issue, and its subsequent marginalisation as old themes edged it aside (trade policy and peace-making in regions of geo-political importance) and new issues were added (terrorism, global climate change and access to natural resources). ...

Global Poverty: How Global Governance Is Failing the Poor 2010, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415490788

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