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.
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.