Overcoming The Persistence Of Inequality And Poverty by Valpy Fitzgerald

Overcoming The Persistence Of Inequality And Poverty

byValpy Fitzgerald, Judith HeyerEditorR. Thorp

Hardcover | March 24, 2011

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International experts evaluate new policy directions in economic development and poverty reduction, building on the ideas of a pioneer in the new discipline of Development Studies, Frances Stewart. Combing ideas and evidence on technological change, human development and conflict prevention to address the issue of the persistence of inequality

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VALPY FITZGERALD Head of Oxford Department of International Development and Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, UK. His research interests include the impact of external capital flows on macroeconomic behaviour – and through that on growth and income distribution – in emerging market economies; and the long-run economi...

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Title:Overcoming The Persistence Of Inequality And PovertyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:March 24, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230249701

ISBN - 13:9780230249707

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Presenting the Book; V.FitzGerald, J.Heyer& R.Thorp
Social Wellbeing and Conflict: Themes from the Work of Frances Stewart; J.Toye
PART II: TECHNICAL CHANGE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Technology Change: Sources and Impediments; G.Ranis, M.Irons& Y.Huang
Migration and Productivity Patterns in European Regions; G.B.Navaretti, G.De Simone, G.Orefice& A.Salvi
Revisiting Technology and Underdevelopment: Climate Change, Politics and the ‘D’ of Solar Energy Technology in Contemporary India; B.Harriss-White, S.Rohra& N.Singh
PART III: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, INCOME DISTRIBUTION AND POVERTY
Advancing Human Development: Values, Groups, Power and Conflict; S.Deneulin
Welfare Regimes and Economic Development: Bridging the Conceptual Gap; T.Mkandawire
Democracy, the New Left and Income Distribution: Latin America over the last Decade; G.A.Cornia& B.Martorano
PART IV: CONFLICT, ETHNICITY AND INEQUALITY
Understanding Horizontal Inequalities: the Role of Civil Society; G.K.Brown
Horizontal Inequalities and Militancy: The Case of Nigeria’s Niger Delta; A.Langer& U.Ukiwo
Seeking Representativeness: Affirmative Action in Nigeria and South Africa Compared; A.R.Mustapha
Frances Stewart: A Selected Bibliography