Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Author: Katherine Boo
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679643958
Size: 28.87 MB
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In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift ...

Maximum City

Author: Suketu Mehta
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307574312
Size: 69.52 MB
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He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs, following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse, opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood, ...

Understanding Development

Author: Paul Hopper
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745638953
Size: 13.86 MB
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"Drawing on a wide range of case studies from across the globe, this book explores such areas as: health and population growth, conflict and security, global inequality and poverty, fair trade and trade liberalization, gender and education, ...

Strength In What Remains

Author: Tracy Kidder
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588368513
Size: 15.65 MB
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BONUS: This edition contains a Strength in What Remains discussion guide.

Full Tilt Ireland To India With A Bicycle

Author: Dervla Murphy
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1590209508
Size: 54.45 MB
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Based on her daily diary, this is Dervla Murphy’s account of her ride, in 1963, across frozen Europe and through Persia and Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan and into India, during one of the worst winters in memory.

Running The Rift

Author: Naomi Benaron
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780740786
Size: 57.60 MB
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Finding them again will be the race of his life. Following a decade in Rwanda’s history through the eyes of one boy, Running the Rift is a wrenching tale of a people’s collective trauma, of lives lost, and loves salvaged.

Poverty Capital

Author: Ananya Roy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136992499
Size: 38.60 MB
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Winner of the 2011 Paul Davidoff award! This is a book about poverty but it does not study the poor and the powerless; instead it studies those who manage poverty.

Introducing Globalization

Author: Matthew Sparke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118241118
Size: 79.22 MB
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Identifies and explores the major economic, political and social ties that comprise contemporary global interdependency Examines a broad sweep of topics, from the rise of transnational corporations and global commodity chains, to global ...

Borders Boundaries

Author: Ritu Menon
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813525525
Size: 22.25 MB
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These stories do not paint their subjects as victims. Theirs are the stories of battles over gender, the body, sexuality, and nationalism-stories of women fighting for identity.