The persistence of poverty: why the economics of the well-off can't help the poor

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Yale University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
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English
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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.
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9780300120905
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title_display The persistence of poverty : why the economics of the well-off can't help the poor
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title_short The persistence of poverty :
title_sub why the economics of the well-off can't help the poor