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Of poverty and plastic

Kaveri Gill

Of poverty and plastic

scavenging and scrap trading entrepreneurs in India"s urban informal economy

by Kaveri Gill

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics industry and trade -- India -- Delhi,
  • Ragpickers -- India -- Delhi,
  • Plastic scrap -- Economic aspects -- India

  • About the Edition

    On the economics of plastic scrap industry and scavengers; a study conducted in Delhi.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-268) and index.

    StatementKaveri Gill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9661.A4-ZI.x3A-ZD (H20)+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24045261M
    ISBN 100198060866
    ISBN 109780198060864
    LC Control Number2009305739

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    The number of people in extreme poverty dropped dramatically, from nearly half of Ethiopia's population in the mids to 23% two decades later. “Impressive,” the World Bank said. Poverty causes lifelong damage to children’s minds and bodies, turning them into adults who perpetuate the cycle of poverty by transmitting it to their children. This is why poverty reduction must begin with the protection and realization of the human rights of children. Investments in children are the best guarantee for achieving.

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s extreme poverty has plunged due to a monthly federal handout during the coronavirus pandemic, but threatens to bounce back .   Paul Collier's polemical The Bottom Billion gets past the wristbands and slogans to the harsh realities of world poverty, says Heather Stewart.


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