The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor (Paperback)Charles H. Karelis (author)
Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 07/07/2009
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In this important book, one of our boldest and most original thinkers charges that conventional explanations of poverty are mistaken, and that the anti-poverty policies built upon them are doomed to fail. Using science, history, fables, philosophical analysis, and common observation, Charles Karelis engages us and takes us to a deeper grasp of the link between consumption and satisfaction-and from there to a new and persuasive explanation of what keeps poor people poor. Above all, he shows how this fresh perspective can reinspire the long-stalled campaign against poverty.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 204 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 18 mm
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