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By Ananya Roy

Winner of the 2011 Paul Davidoff award!

This is a publication approximately poverty however it doesn't examine the negative and the powerless; as a substitute it reviews those that deal with poverty. It sheds gentle on how robust associations keep an eye on "capital," or circuits of revenue and funding, in addition to "truth," or authoritative wisdom approximately poverty. Such dominant practices are challenged via substitute paradigms of improvement, and the publication info those in addition. utilizing the case of microfinance, the publication participates in a collection of fierce debates approximately development – from the function of markets to the secrets and techniques of winning pro-poor associations. in accordance with decades of analysis in Washington D.C., Bangladesh, and the center East, Poverty Capital additionally grows out of the author's undergraduate instructing to hundreds of thousands of scholars near to international poverty and inequality.

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