A War on Global Poverty : : The Lost Promise of Redistribution and the Rise of Microcredit / / Joanne Meyerowitz.

A history of U.S. involvement in late twentieth-century campaigns against global poverty and how they came to focus on women A War on Global Poverty provides a fresh account of U.S. involvement in campaigns to end global poverty in the 1970s and 1980s. From the decline of modernization programs to t...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2021 English
Place / Publishing House:Princeton, NJ : : Princeton University Press, , [2021]
Year of Publication:2021
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Physical Description:1 online resource (328 p.) :; 12 b/w illus.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction: From Modernization to Microcredit
  • Part I. A War on Global Poverty
  • Chapter One. The Trouble with Foreign Aid
  • Chapter Two. Redistribution
  • Part II. How Women Became the Deserving Poor
  • Chapter Three. Developing Women
  • Chapter Four. Private Developments
  • Part III. The Microcredit Moment
  • Chapter Five. Macro Debt and Microcredit
  • Epilogue. The Development of Poverty
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Index
  • A Note On The Type