The Multiple Faces of World Poverty

Table of Contents

  • Editors' Foreword - JIA Editorial Board
  • Beyond the Six Veils: Conceptualizing and Measuring Poverty - Paul Streeten
  • Poverty and Reforms: Friends or Foes? - Jagdish Bhagwati
  • Poverty Alleviation: Is Economics Any Help? Lessons from the Grameen Bank Experience - Muhammad Yunus
  • Women and Poverty or Gender and Well-Being? - Cecile Jackson
  • The Politics of Marginalization: Poverty and the Rights of the Indigenous People in Mexico - An Interview with Bishop Samuel Ruiz
  • The Cow and the Thing Called "What": Dinka Cultural Perspectives on Wealth and Poverty - Francis M. Deng
  • Poverty, Children and Transition in Kyrgyzstan: Some Řeflections from the Field - Jude Howell
  • Is Growth Central to Poverty Alleviation in India? - Raghav Gaiha and Vani Kulkarni
  • Property Rights for the Rural Poor: The Challenge of Landlessness - Coralie Bryant
  • A Cloth Untrue: The Evolution of Structural Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa - Reginald Herbold Green
  • Poverty and Population Issues: Clarifying the Connection - Margaret Catley-Carlson and Judith A. M. Outlaw
  • Reducing Absolute Poverty in China: Current Status and Issues - Alan Piazza and Echo H. Liang
  • Poverty: A Denial of Human Rights - James Gustave Speth
  • Global Poverty in the Late 20th Century - Michel Chossudovsky
  • Responding to Poverty in Uganda: Structures, Policies and Prospects - E. A. Brett
  • New Strategies for Microenterprise Development: Innovation, Integration and the Trickle Up Approach - Joanne Fairley


  • Academic Book Review
  • The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation - Reviewed by Consuelo Cruz


  • Student Book Reviews


  • The Feminization of Poverty: Unemployment in Russia - Wendy Rhein