Author: Silvia MarinaArrom
Publisher: Duke University Press
Keywords: poor, 1774–1871, house, mexico, containing, city
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2001-02
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0822325616
ISBN-13: 9780822325611

In 1774 Mexico City leaders created the Mexico City Poor House—the centerpiece of a bold experiment intended to eliminate poverty and impose a new work ethic on former beggars by establishing a forcible internment policy for some and putting others to work. In Containing the Poor Silvia Marina Arrom tells the saga of this ill-fated plan, showing how the asylum functioned primarily to educate white orphans instead of suppressing mendicancy and exerting control over the multiracial community for whom it was designed. For a nation that had traditionally regarded the needy as having the undisput

Authors:Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherfor
Publisher: Princeton University Pre
Keywords: poor, day, live, world’s, portfolios
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2009-05-10
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0691141487
ISBN-13: 9780691141480

About forty percent of the world’s people live on incomes of two dollars a day or less. If you’ve never had to survive on an income so small, it is hard to imagine. How would you put food on the table, afford a home, and educate your children? How would you handle emergencies and old age? Every day, more than a billion people around the world must answer these questions. Portfolios of the Poor is the first book to explain systematically how the poor find solutions. The authors report on the yearlong "financial diaries" of villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and Sou

Authors:Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford, O
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Keywords: poor, day, live, world, portfolios
Number of Pages: 312
Published: 2010-11-29
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0691148198
ISBN-13: 9780691148199

Nearly forty percent of humanity lives on an average of two dollars a day or less. If you’ve never had to survive on an income so small, it is hard to imagine. How would you put food on the table, afford a home, and educate your children? How would you handle emergencies and old age? Every day, more than a billion people around the world must answer these questions. Portfolios of the Poor is the first book to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems. The authors conducted year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in

Authors:Shekhar Shah, Quentin Wodon, Martin Ravallion,
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: poor, bank, country, world, study, count, counting, making, bangladesh
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1999-01
List price: $22.00
ISBN-10: 0821344145
ISBN-13: 9780821344149

Authors:Joel Bolnick, Happy M. Kayuni, Richard Mabala, Gordon
Publisher: International Institute for Environment and Development
Keywords: poor, development, issues, populations, ecological, vulnerable, clarifying, urban, agenda, africa, pro
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2006-06
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 1843694573
ISBN-13: 9781843694571

Authors:Virginia Morris, Kenneth Morri,
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Keywords: standard, poor, investing, guide, money
Number of Pages: 155
Published: 2005-10-13
List price: $15.95
ISBN-10: 0976474980
ISBN-13: 9780976474982

An all-new personal finance guide from the authors/creators of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Money and Investing First in a new series based on information from Standard & Poor’s—the leading financial information organization—Standard & Poor’s Guide to Money & Investing demystifies the world of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures, and options, empowering you to make informed investment decisions, measure your performance, and evaluate the risks and rewards. Completely up-to-date to reflect significant changes in investing due to new technologies and the Internet, this

Authors:Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter,
Publisher: Business Plus
Keywords: rich, poor, dad, class, middle, teach, kids, money
Number of Pages: 207
Published: 2000-04-01
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0446677450
ISBN-13: 9780446677455

Rich Dad, Poor Dad chronicles the story of the authors two dads, his own father, who wa the superintendent of education in Hawaii and who ended up dying penniless and his best friends father who dropped out of school at age 13 and went on to become one of the wealthiest men in Hawaii. Kiyosaki uses the story of these two men and their varying financial strategies to illustrate the need for a new financial paradigm in order to achieve financial success in the new millennium.
  
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