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eBook Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights ePub

by Xavier Godinot

  • ISBN: 074533198X
  • Category: Politics and Government
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Xavier Godinot
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Pluto Press; Reprint edition (March 6, 2012)
  • Pages: 288
  • ePub book: 1228 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1748 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
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Home Other Resources Books Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalization, and Human Rights. They argue that the first step is a close connection with poor communities followed by a commitment to take action alongside them. Life-stories from Burkina Faso, France, Peru and the Philippines are used to show that the poor should be involved in their own liberation.

Eradicating Extreme Poverty. This gem of a book gets under the skin of poverty. Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights. He co-ordinates antipoverty projects in Southern and Northern countries, with families living in rubbish dumps, under bridges and in slums. It shows the human reality of poverty: the endless struggle for respect, and against indignity and stigma.

Human rights came into being as a form of protection against an overpowering state and were ultimately adopted in 1948 in. .In an age of globalization there are, however, an increasing number of situations in which human rights fall by the wayside.

Human rights came into being as a form of protection against an overpowering state and were ultimately adopted in 1948 in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Poverty is an urgent human rights concern. For those living in extreme poverty, many human rights are out of reach. They are often excluded from participating meaningfully in the political process and seeking justice for violations of their human rights. Extreme poverty can be a cause of specific human rights violations, for instance because the poor are forced to work in environments that are unsafe and unhealthy.

Extreme poverty has been defined as the combination of income poverty . Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights.

Extreme poverty has been defined as the combination of income poverty, human development poverty and social exclusioni, where a prolonged lack of basic security affects several aspects of people’s lives simultaneously, severely compromising their chances of exercising or regaining their rights and of reassuming their responsibilities in the foreseeable future. Its endurance is testament that respect of human rights is an obligation that is not applied to all people, since some are seen as "hopeless cases". by Xavier Godinot, Judith Stone. Published 2012 by Pluto Press, Distributed in the United States by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York.

Human Rights and Responsibilities: The Foundations for Living Together. Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights, 137-44: Pluto Books, 2012. The Three Generations of Human Rights.

Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights. Introduction: Resisting Extreme Poverty Every Day. Xavier Godinot. 1 The Child who Walked with Death: The Story of Paul in Burkina Faso. Patricia Heyberger and Claude Heyberger.

Eradicating Extreme Poverty provides an urgently needed fresh approach which will re-energise action on this issue. Rejecting traditional 'top-down' approaches, Xavier Godinot and his colleagues start from the experiences, capabilities and strategies of the poor themselves. Life-stories from Burkina Faso, France, Peru and the Philippines are used to show that the poor must be involved in their own liberation.

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The failure of attempts to tackle global poverty have bred cynicism and 'compassion fatigue'. Eradicating Extreme Poverty provides an urgently needed fresh approach which will re-energise action on this issue.Rejecting traditional 'top-down' approaches, Xavier Godinot and his colleagues start from the experiences, capabilities and strategies of the poor themselves. They argue that the first step is a close connection with poor communities followed by a commitment to take action alongside them. Life-stories from Burkina Faso, France, Peru and the Philippines are used to show that the poor must be involved in their own liberation. After decades of failed development policies, this book outlines a radical new approach which will enliven debate amongst policy-makers, researchers, students and academics.