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Raising the Standard: The War on Global Poverty 1

Surjit S. Bhalla

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are two standard approaches to the measurement of poverty: an exclusive survey-based method, and the alternative method of using distribution from the surveys and means from the national ... More


Conclusion

David Miller

in National Responsibility and Global Justice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235056
eISBN:
9780191715792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235056.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter presents a summary of the main arguments in this book. Among these is that national identity entails national responsibility. By virtue of identifying with compatriots, sharing their ... More


Attributing Global Legal Responsibility

Margot E Salomon

in Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses several bases for disaggregating global responsibility pertaining to collective state conduct, for violations of socio-economic rights, manifested as world poverty. It draws on ... More


Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Margot E. Salomon and Foreword by Stephen P. Marks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

World poverty represents a failure of the international community to see half of the global population secure their basic socio-economic rights. Yet international law establishes that cooperation is ... More


Are we really reducing global poverty?

Jan Vandemoortele

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter raises direct questions about alternative strategies and policies, and calls for substantial action to meet the millennium development objectives. It argues that some of the global ... More


Ending world poverty in the 21st century

Peter Townsend

in Tackling inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341464
eISBN:
9781447303633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341464.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how world poverty might be abolished in the new millennium. Rapid technological change and globalisation have transformed the world economy at an unprecedented pace, but the ... More


A Duty to Act as a Global or Ecological Citizen?

Andrew Mason

in Living Together as Equals: The Demands of Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606245
eISBN:
9780191741562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606245.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The idea that relationships of citizenship may extend beyond state borders even in the absence of transnational political institutions is implicit in the idea that duties of ecological citizenship ... More


Aid Effectiveness: The Multilateral Dimension

Constantine Michalopoulos

in Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

The collaboration the U4 launched at Utstein covered a wide variety of development issues handled by different international institutions. This involved in the first place coordination of their ... More


Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Howard Stein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Despite massive investment of money and research aimed at ameliorating third-world poverty, the development strategies of the international financial institutions over the past few decades have been ... More


Responsibility: Personal, Collective, Corporate

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Liberal Rights and Responsibilities: Essays on Citizenship and Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982189
eISBN:
9780199352265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982189.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This essay reviews a number of controversial aspects of group responsibility and argues that our individual responsibilities for group actions are much more extensive than we might have supposed. ... More


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