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Ethical issues in poverty alleviation

By: Gaisbauer, Helmut P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Switzerland Springer 2016Description: viii, 280 p.ISBN: 9783319636474.Subject(s): Poverty - Moral and ethical aspects | Social action - Citizen participation | Economic development - Social aspects | Economic development - Social aspects | Community developmentDDC classification: 339.46 Summary: This book explores the philosophical, and in particular ethical, issues concerning the conceptualization, design and implementation of poverty alleviation measures from the local to the global level. It connects these topics with the ongoing debates on social and global justice, and asks what an ethical or normative philosophical perspective can add to the economic, political, and other social science approaches that dominate the main debates on poverty alleviation. Divided into four sections, the volume examines four areas of concern: the relation between human rights and poverty alleviation, the connection between development and poverty alleviation, poverty within affluent countries, and obligations of individuals in regard to global poverty. http://www.springer.com/in/book/9783319414287
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This book explores the philosophical, and in particular ethical, issues concerning the conceptualization, design and implementation of poverty alleviation measures from the local to the global level. It connects these topics with the ongoing debates on social and global justice, and asks what an ethical or normative philosophical perspective can add to the economic, political, and other social science approaches that dominate the main debates on poverty alleviation. Divided into four sections, the volume examines four areas of concern: the relation between human rights and poverty alleviation, the connection between development and poverty alleviation, poverty within affluent countries, and obligations of individuals in regard to global poverty.


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