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Aid and Development Set

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  1. Doing Development

    Government, NGOs and the rural poor in Asia

    By Richard Holloway

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    The absolutely poor, who are mostly rural people, are a large part of the developing world's population and their numbers are growing. Government development programmes, aided by the big donors, have made the poor poorer and have rendered them more powerless in relation to the rest of society. They...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Child Slaves

    By Peter Lee-Wright

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    In Portugal, 12-year-olds manufacture clothes destined for British chain-stores. In Brazil, children work more than nine hours a day glueing shoes for sale in the West. This book, based on research done with the co-operation of the Anti-Slavery Society for a recent major BBC television documentary,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Literacy and Power

    The Latin American battleground

    By David Archer, Patrick Costello

    Series: Aid and Development Set

    The often bloody struggles of Central America have dominated news reports for a long time. Behind the headlines lies an enormous population of the desperately poor, and it is axiomatic that they are rendered even more powerless by widespread illiteracy. What actually counts as literacy is less...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

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