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Global Poverty - Global governance and poor people in the Post-2015 Era

Global Poverty - Global governance and poor people in the Post-2015 Era

BOOK by David Hulme, member of CROP's Scientific Committee.

Routledge, January 2015

This is the first book to tackle the issue of global poverty through the lens of global institutions; this fully updated volume provides an important resource for all students and scholars of international relations, development studies and international political economy.

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).

12.09.2016
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