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The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty: Tough Questions Direct Answers [Paperback]

By Dale Hanson Bourke (Author)
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Why are so many people still poor, and what-if anything-can be done to help them? The Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty provides answers to the challenging questions many people have about the poor. Ranging from how poor people feel to ways governments keep their people poor, the book discusses various aspects of poverty and its affects. It also considers various approaches to solving issues relating to poverty, including child labor, malnutrition, sex trafficking, refugees, and national debt. The book looks at institutions such as the World Bank and USAID and explains what they do, how they do it, and why some people criticize them.It redefines current events such as the minimum wage, immigration issues, health insurance, and debt forgiveness. It helps explain many of the issues humanitarian organizations are seeking to address, such as infant mortality, food security, and child development, and will be a useful tool for donor education.

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Why are so many people still poor, and what if anything can be done to help them? The Skeptic?'s Guide to Global Poverty provides answers to the challenging questions many people have about the poor. Ranging from how poor people feel to ways governments keep their people poor, the book discusses various aspects of poverty and its affects. It also considers various approaches to solving issues relating to poverty, including child labor, malnutrition, sex trafficking, refugees, and national debt. The book looks at institutions such as the World Bank and USAID and explains what they do, how they do it, and why some people criticize them. It redefines current events such as the minimum wage, immigration issues, health insurance, and debt forgiveness. It helps explain many of the issues humanitarian organizations are seeking to address, such as infant mortality, food security, and child development, and will be a useful tool for donor education.

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Studio: Authentic
Pages   112
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.52" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.34"
Weight:   0.48 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2007
Publisher   AUTHENTIC BOOKS
ISBN  1932805575  
ISBN13  9781932805574  


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More About Dale Hanson Bourke


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Dale Hanson Bourke is president of PDI, a marketing and communications strategy firm. The author of ten books and numerous magazine articles, she often speaks and writes on international development and women's issues. Previously president of the CIDRZ Foundation and SVP at World Relief, Bourke has also served as publisher of Religion News Service and editor of Today's Christian Woman, and was a nationally syndicated columnist. Dale holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and has served on the boards of World Vision US, World Vision International, International Justice Mission, Sojourners, ECFA and Opportunity International. She currently serves on the board of MAP International and the Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA).

Dale Hanson Bourke currently resides in Chevy Chase.

Dale Hanson Bourke has published or released items in the following series...
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Answered my questions--now I can join the conversation  Sep 24, 2007
I love these "Skeptic's Guide" books from Dale Bourke. The Skeptic's Guide to the Global AIDS Crisis (Revised Edition)Skeptic's Guide to Global Poverty (The Skeptic's Guide) After reading this book I'm ready to join the conversation about poverty, no longer intimidated by terms I don't understand. The Skeptics Guide to Global Poverty not only educated my mind, it empowered me to make a difference.
 

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