World Poverty (Face the Facts Series)

World Poverty (Face the Facts Series)

by Rob Bowden

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

This title looks at the extremes of wealth and poverty around the world and why they have developed. It considers the main areas of debate about poverty, such as the roles of aid and education. The book then explores the arguments made by both sides in the poverty debate and what is being done about the issue. Finally, you can find out what you can do to get more involved in helping to relieve world poverty.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739864364
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 04/28/2003
Series: Face the Facts
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Feeling poor — Inequality and illiteracy — Colonialism — The rich-poor divide — Quality of life — Absolute poverty — Life expectancy — Inequalities — Child poverty — Population and poverty — The importance of children — Opening up to trade — Overdependence — Globalization and poverty — Multinational companies — Setting targets — The debt issue — poverty initiatives — Food for work — Experiencing poverty — Protection against poverty — Action against poverty — Facts and figures.

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