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The locust effect : why the end of poverty requires the end of violence / by Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros.

Author/Creator:
Haugen, Gary A.
Publication:
New Nork, New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (625 p.)
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Subjects:
Violence -- Developing countries.
Poor -- Violence against -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Developing countries.
Human rights -- Developing countries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
While the world has made encouraging strides in the fight against global poverty, there is a hidden crisis silently undermining our best efforts to help the poor. It is a plague of everyday violence. Beneath the surface of the world's poorest communities, common violence -- like rape, forced labor, illegal detention, land theft, police abuse and other brutality -- has become routine and relentless. And like a horde of locusts devouring everything in their path, the unchecked plague of violence ruins lives, blocks the road out of poverty, and undercuts development. How has this plague of violen
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1 WHAT ARE WE MISSING?; 2 THE HIDDEN CRISIS AT HISTORY'S INFLECTION POINT; 3 THE LOCUST EFFECT; 4 "NO ONE'S DRIVEN THAT TRUCK IN DECADES"; 5 THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES-AT ALL; 6 A DREAM DEVASTATED; 7 COLONIAL LEGACIES AND A FAILURE THAT MAKES SENSE; 8 PRIVATE JUSTICE AND PUBLIC LAWLESSNESS; 9 YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR; 10 IT'S BEEN DONE BEFORE; 11 DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS OF HOPE; Conclusion; Appendix: The Math; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography Note; The Authors; International Justice Mission; Index; Footnotes; Ch01fn
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Boutros, Victor.
ISBN:
0-19-993788-5
0-19-997540-X
OCLC:
866443321