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Too poor for peace? : global poverty, conflict, and security in the 21st century

Author: Lael Brainard; Derek H Chollet
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Investigates the complex and dynamic relationship between poverty and insecurity, exploring possible agents for change. Brings the latest lessons and intellectual framework to bear in an examination of African leadership, the private sector, and American foreign aid as vehicles for improving economic conditions and security"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Too poor for peace?.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007008943
(OCoLC)85814079
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lael Brainard; Derek H Chollet
ISBN: 9780815713760 0815713762 1280856599 9781280856594
OCLC Number: 156858186
Notes: "The chapters draw from a conference at the Aspen Institute held on August 2 to August 4, 2006, called, "The Tangled Web: The Poverty-Insecurity Nexus"--Page viii.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 175 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The tangled web : the poverty-insecurity nexus / Lael Brainard, Derek Chollet, and Vinca LaFleur --
Poverty breeds insecurity / Susan E. Rice --
Poverty and violence : an overview of recent research and implications for foreign aid / Edward Miguel --
Demography, environment, and civil strife / Colin H. Kahl --
Resource and environmental security / Anthony Nyong --
The demographics of political violence : youth bulges, insecurity, and conflict / Henrik Urdal --
Embracing the margins : working with youth amid war and insecurity / Marc Sommers --
The role of leadership in overcoming poverty and achieving security in Africa / Robert I. Rotberg --
Operating in insecure environments / Jane Nelson --
Breaking the poverty-insecurity nexus : is democracy the answer? / Jennifer L. Windsor.
Responsibility: Lael Brainard, Derek Chollet, editors.

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Extreme poverty exhausts institutions, depletes resources, weakens leadership, and ultimately contributes to rising insecurity and conflict. Just as poverty begets insecurity, however, the reverse is  Read more...
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"Brainard and Chollet have given us a book as timely as it is insightful. The authors do more than define the problem--they offer concrete ideas for those who want to do something about it." Read more...

 
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