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Author: Anuradha V. Kumar
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: privileged, development, rights, human, encyclopaedia
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2002-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176253243
ISBN-13: 9788176253246

Development Is A Fundamental Human Right And Development Is The Most Secure Basis For Peace. The Concept Of Development And Decades Of Effort To Reduce Poverty, Illiteracy, Disease And Mortality Rates Of Under Privileged Are Great Achievements Of The Century. But Sustainable Development As A Common Cause Is In Danger Of Fading From The Forefront Of Our Agenda.The Charter Of Un Makes Possible A Maturing Elaboration Of The Crucial Idea Of Development, But It Has Been Left To Us In The Last Decades Of The Twentieth Century To Try To Bring Die Concept Of Development To Fulfilment.The Present Work
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Author: Nasra Shabnam
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: children, privileged, education, school, pre
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 2003-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176254258
ISBN-13: 9788176254250
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Author: Bessie Van Vorst
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: toils, woman
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2010-10-25
ISBN-10: 1429040890
ISBN-13: 9781429040891

Bessie (Mrs. John) Van Vorst and her sister-in-law Marie Van Vorst were both from New York's privileged class at the turn of the 20th century. The pair worked for several months under assumed names - Bessie as Esther Kelly, Marie as Bell Ballard - to dsicover first-hand the working conditions, values, and ambitions of factory girls. From a Pittsburgh pickle factory to a Lynn, Massachusetts shoe factory to a cotton mill in South Carolina, the two wrote of their experiences in what was considered a landmark work of social investigation. This fascinating account, originally published in 1903, inc
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Authors: Henry George,  Bob Drake,
Publisher: Robert Schalkenbach Foundatio
Keywords: readers, bob, drake, modern, abridged, poverty, edited, progress
Number of Pages: 319
Published: 2006-12-31
ISBN-10: 0911312986
ISBN-13: 9780911312980

Why There Are Recessions And Poverty Amid Plenty- And What To Do About It! One of the world’s best-selling books on political economy edited and abridged for modern readers. Many economists and politicians foster the illusion that great fortunes and poverty stem from the presence or absence of individual skill and risk-taking. Henry George, by contrast, showed that the wealth gap occurs because a few people are allowed to monopolize natural opportunities and deny them to others. George did not advocate equality of income, the forcible redistribution of wealth, or government management of the
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Author: Asian Development Bank
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: reduction, asia, pacific, poverty, technology, centre, seminars, development
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 9264176179
ISBN-13: 9789264176171

Poverty reduction remains a major development challenge in much of Asia and the Pacific. Historically, technology has played a central role in raising living standards across the region, including those of the poor. The Green Revolution and various innovations of modern medicine and public health have been instrumental in improving nutrition, health, and livelihoods of millions of poor people. Yet, the pace of improvement from these sources appears to have slowed, and new technological impetus — as well as improved policies and institutions — are needed to address the persistent poverty
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Author: Anuradha Kumar
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: privileged, development, rights, human
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2006-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176256811
ISBN-13: 9788176256810

The Current Situation Calls For Wider Intellectual Understanding, Deeper Moral Commitments And More Effective Policy Measures. Without Them, A Half Century Of Considerable Progress Could Be Undermined. Worse, All People Of The World Will Live On A Deteriorating Planet, And Will Increasingly Lose The Ability To Shape Their Distiny In A Coherent Way. The Charter Of Un Makes Possible A Maturing Elaboration Of The Crucial Idea Of Sustainable Development, But It Has Been Left To Us In The Last Decades Of The Twentieth Century To Try To Bring The Concept Of Development Of Fulfilment. The Editor Had
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Author: Marcela López Levy
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: bolivia
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0855984554
ISBN-13: 9780855984557

In Bolivia more rural people live below the poverty line than in any other country in the world. Five hundred years after the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores, the country's rich natural resources are still controlled and exploited by a privileged minority, while the indigenous majority struggle to subsist on the poorest soils, or migrate to swell the teeming cities. Strangers in their own land for centuries, the indigenous people of Bolivia are now claiming the right to be heard and to be included in the national political process.Marcela Lopez Levy visited Bolivia to learn from miners,
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