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Poverty in world history

Steven M. Beaudoin

Poverty in world history

by Steven M. Beaudoin

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- History,
  • Public welfare,
  • Economic assistance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSteven M. Beaudoin.
    SeriesThemes in world history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 B375 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24052096M
    ISBN 109780415254588, 9780415254595
    LC Control Number2006019048

    National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations. This book explains what poverty meant in antiquity, and why the poor came to be an important group in the Roman world, and it explores the issues which poverty and the poor raised for Roman society and for Roman writers. it deepens our understanding of the underlying factors in this important formative period of world history. Additions to.

    Decades of progress in one of modern history's greatest achievements, the fight against extreme poverty, are now in danger of slipping away due to the coronavirus and the world could see the first. According to the most recent estimates, in , 10 percent of the world’s population lived on less than $ a day, down from nearly 36 percent in Progress has been uneven, and the number of people in extreme poverty remains unacceptably high. Given growth forecasts, the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by

      Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world. The book opens with a lucid discussion of current debates around the definition and measurement of poverty in industrialized societies, before embarking on a thought-provoking and 4/5(1). Consider, for example, poverty, which is arguably the most far-reaching, long-standing cause of chronic suffering there is. The magnitude of poverty is especially ironic in a country like the United States whose enormous wealth dwarfs that of entire continents.


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