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From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States Can Change the World 
 

The Urgency of Now
Summaries
Background Papers
Case Studies

From Poverty to Power

Contents


List of acronyms (PDF 38KB)
List of NGOs, Civil Society Organisations, and Networks list (32 KB)
Acknowledgements (PDF 26KB)

Foreword - Amartya Sen (PDF 51KB)

Part 1: Introduction (PDF 193KB)
The unequal world

Part 2: Power and Politics (PDF 348KB)
The political roots of development • I have rights, therefore I am • I believe, therefore I am • I read, therefore I am • I surf, therefore I am • We organise, therefore we are • I own, therefore I am • I vote, therefore I am • I steal, therefore I am • I rule, therefore I am • From poverty to power

Case Studies
How change happens: A revolution for Bolivia’s Chiquitano people (PDF 59KB)
How change happens: Winning women’s rights in Morocco (PDF 59KB)

Part 3: Poverty and Wealth (PDF 384KB)
An economics for the 21st century • Living off the land • The changing world of work • Private sector, public interest • Going for growth • Sustainable markets

Case Studies 
How change happens: The fishing communities of Tikamgarh (PDF 48KB)
How change happens: African success stories: Botswana and Mauritius (PDF 39KB)

Part 4: Risk and Vulnerability (PDF 378KB)
Living with risk  • Social protection • Finance and vulnerability • Hunger and famine • HIV, AIDS, and other health risks • The risk of natural disaster • Climate change • Living on the edge: Africa’s pastoralists • Violence and conflict • Shocks and change

Case Studies 
How change happens: India’s campaign for a National Rural Employment Guarantee (PDF 37KB)
How change happens: South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign (PDF 36KB)

Part 5: The International System (PDF 510KB)
Who rules the world? • The international financial system • The international trading system • The international aid system • The international system for humanitarian relief and peace • Climate change • Global governance in the twenty-first century

Case Studies
How change happens: The 2005 Gleneagles Agreements (PDF 49KB)
How change happens: Landmines, an arms-control success
story
 (PDF 49KB)

Part 6: Conclusion (PDF 173KB)
A new deal for a new century

Appendix: How Change Happens (PDF 141KB)
Notes (PDF 148KB)
Bibliography (PDF 140KB)
Background papers and case studies (PDF 49KB)
Glossary (PDF 65KB)
Index (PDF 107KB)

Part 4: Risk and Vulnerability (PDF 378KB)
Living with risk  • Social protection • Finance and vulnerability • Hunger and famine • HIV, AIDS, and other health risks • The risk of natural disaster • Climate change • Living on the edge: Africa’s pastoralists • Violence and conflict • Shocks and change

Case Studies 
How change happens: India’s campaign for a National Rural Employment Guarantee (PDF 37KB)
How change happens: South Africa’s Treatment Action Campaign (PDF 36KB)

Part 5: The International System (PDF 510KB)
Who rules the world? • The international financial system • The international trading system • The international aid system • The international system for humanitarian relief and peace • Climate change • Global governance in the twenty-first century

Case Studies
How change happens: The 2005 Gleneagles Agreements (PDF 49KB)
How change happens: Landmines, an arms-control success
story
 (PDF 49KB)

Part 6: Conclusion (PDF 173KB)
A new deal for a new century

Appendix: How Change Happens (PDF 141KB)
Notes (PDF 148KB)
Bibliography (PDF 140KB)
Background papers and case studies (PDF 4
 
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