Oxford University Press "The Locust Effect" Book is suitable for general readers, international aid workers, Christian lawyers and is written by Gary Haugen, Victor Boutros.
Oxford University Press "The Locust Effect" Book focuses on the central role of violence in perpetuating poverty and shows that if any headway is to be made. Book includes real world stories that depict how hostility undercuts antipoverty efforts.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence"
Author: Gary A. Haugen, Victor Boutros
Subject: Politics and government
Number of pages: 368
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2014
Size: 9.3"H x 6.2"W x 1.2"D
Book focuses on the central role of violence in perpetuating poverty, and shows that if any headway is to be made, this issue has to become a top priority for policymakers
Book will feature real-world stories ranging from Thailand to Bolivia to India to Nigeria that vividly depict how violence undercuts antipoverty efforts
Book will force us to rethink everything we know about the causes of poverty and why it is so difficult to root out
Book is as smart as it is heartfelt, as grounded as it is creative
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