RSSDevelopment, Inequality, and Poverty

<i>Poverty and Morality: Religious and Secular Perspectives</i>, Edited by William A. Galston and Peter H. Hoffenberg

Poverty and Morality: Religious and Secular Perspectives, Edited by William A. Galston and Peter H. Hoffenberg

| February 2013
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Covering the six major religious traditions and such secular perspectives as classical liberalism, contemporary liberal egalitarianism, Marxism, and feminism, this book offers a valuable collection of articles for understanding the normative dimensions of poverty.

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The Peculiar Politics of Energy [Full Text]

The Peculiar Politics of Energy [Full Text]

| September 2012
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BY ANN FLORINI. The provision of energy services is a matter of basic distributional justice, which the world is failing to achieve.

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<i>The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution</i> by Francis Fukuyama

The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama

| September 2012
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REVIEW BY JACK SNYDER. What is the historical secret leading to stable political orders?

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Two Cheers for Humanitarianism

| September 2012
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The unsettled boundaries of what properly constitutes humanitarianism brings a number of difficult questions to the surface.

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Outreach, Impact, Collaboration: Why Academics Should Join to Stand Against Poverty

Outreach, Impact, Collaboration: Why Academics Should Join to Stand Against Poverty

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BY THOMAS POGGE AND LUIS CABRERA. What contributions can be made by academics to combat poverty?

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Navigating Between Extremes: Academics Helping to Eradicate Global Poverty

| July 2012
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This article attempts to extract what we know and have learned about how best to accelerate the process of reducing extreme poverty, including what does not work; how academics from outside the professional development community might effectively contribute to the faster or more effective eradication of global poverty; and the types of antipoverty organizations that concerned individuals might support.

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Addressing Poverty and Climate Change: The Varieties of Social Engagement

| July 2012
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In this article I propose to explore two issues. The first concerns what kinds of contributions academics can make to reducing poverty. I argue that academics can contribute in a number of ways, and I seek to spell out the diversity of the options available. My second aim is to outline some norms that should inform any academic involvement in activities that seek to reduce poverty.

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Beyond Charity: Helping NGOs Lead a Transformative New Public Discourse on Global Poverty and Social Justice

| July 2012
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This article looks at the role that Northern nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) can play in engaging domestic publics in efforts to eradicate mass global poverty. There is increasing evidence that the current knowledge and techniques may be leading NGOs to do more harm than good.

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