‘This timely and important collection of essays breaths fresh air into the debate about what it means to be poor in today's world, and what can be done to end poverty.’
Tony Addison, chief economist, United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research
'A welcome addition to the literature on poverty. A must read for scholars, activists, and policymakers interested in the problem of poverty and poverty reduction.'
Jimi Adesina, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
‘A valuable contribution to our understanding of the causes of, and solutions to, poverty and inequality in the global South. It provides a comprehensive and critical analysis and is a timely addition to the literature on these issues.’
Rebecca Surender, University of Oxford
‘The excellent group of papers in this volume throw much needed light upon the politics of poverty reduction in middle-income countries. They deserve a wide readership.’
Armando Barrientos, University of Manchester