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The Resource The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk

The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk

Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty
Title
The idealist
Title remainder
Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty
Statement of responsibility
Nina Munk
Title variation
Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty. As Secretary General of the United Nations and author of Fools Rush In Sachs argues that extreme poverty is a solvable problem, drawing on success stories from his daring five-year Millennium Villages Project experiment in Africa to demonstrate how specific initiatives can enable profound positive changes --
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Provided by Publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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Munk, Nina
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sachs, Jeffrey
  • Millennium Villages (Project)
  • Poverty
  • Economic development projects
  • Poverty
  • Community development
Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Shock therapy -- Ahmed Maalim Mohamed -- The end of poverty -- It doesn't get harder than this -- Every problem has a solution -- Everything is written -- It will be sweet like honey -- A pipe dream -- Complacency and fear -- David Siriri -- A green revolution -- Awaire, awaire -- Capitalist philanthropy -- Setbacks -- Insha'allah -- I am thinking we are not ready for this -- A very tall order -- I have been failed by the markets -- Misinformation and politics -- A version of progress -- What mistake has Ahmed done? -- An island of success -- I cry for Ahmed -- It is what it is
Control code
FIEb17467317
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
viii, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385525817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)819275595
Label
The idealist : Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty, Nina Munk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Shock therapy -- Ahmed Maalim Mohamed -- The end of poverty -- It doesn't get harder than this -- Every problem has a solution -- Everything is written -- It will be sweet like honey -- A pipe dream -- Complacency and fear -- David Siriri -- A green revolution -- Awaire, awaire -- Capitalist philanthropy -- Setbacks -- Insha'allah -- I am thinking we are not ready for this -- A very tall order -- I have been failed by the markets -- Misinformation and politics -- A version of progress -- What mistake has Ahmed done? -- An island of success -- I cry for Ahmed -- It is what it is
Control code
FIEb17467317
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
viii, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385525817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)819275595

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