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Summary: The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt so its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated and receive Marshall Aid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MOU

Brinkley, Paul.

Summary: Recounts the author's efforts, as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, to leverage American business to work for economic improvement in Iraq and Afghanistan in spite of war and beauracracy, and reveals counterproductive aspects of American foreign policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ingram Pub Services 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9173 BRI

Lesko, Matthew.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Information USA 1994

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Woods, Randall Bennett

Summary: "In Prisoners of Hope, prize-winning historian Randall Woods presents the first comprehensive history of the Great Society, exploring both the breathtaking possibilities of politics, as well as the limits of liberalism. During his first two years in office, Johnson passed a host of historic liberal legislation as part of his Great Society campaign, from the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 WOO

Banerjee, Abhijit V.

Summary: "Billions of government dollars, and thousands of charitable organizations and NGOs, are dedicated to helping the world's poor. But much of the work they do is based on assumptions that are untested generalizations at best, flat out harmful misperceptions at worst. Banerjee and Duflo have pioneered the use of randomized control trials in development economics. Work based on these principles,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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Botting, Douglas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1983

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

Summary: Advocates of aid to Africa often point out that, because the continent's poverty is so deep and its problems so great, even a relatively small amount can accomplish a great deal. Skeptics, however, charge that much of the money given to help Africa has been stolen by corrupt African leaders and actually keeps the continent from advancing. Does aid to Africa undermine people's ability to fend...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Novogratz, Jacqueline.

Summary: The author, a former international banker, relates her experiences trying to understand global poverty and working with the poor, and suggests ways in which the situation should be addressed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.46 NOV

Summary: "'I see multiple colonial governors,' says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. 'We are held captive by the donor community.' The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry - the business of doing good has never been better. Yet, the results...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: www.povertyinc.org 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF POV

Sachs, Jeffrey

Summary: [The author] sets the stage by drawing a ... conceptual map of the world economy and the different categories into which countries fall. Then ... he explains why, over the past two hundred years, wealth has diverged across the planet in the manner that it has and why the poorest nations have been so markedly unable to escape the cruel vortex of poverty. The groundwork laid, he explains his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.46 SAC

Steil, Benn

Summary: Traces the history of the Marshall Plan and the efforts to reconstruct western Europe as a bulwark against communist authoritarianism during a two-year period that saw the collapse of postwar U.S.-Soviet relations and the beginning of the Cold War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Easterly, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.91 EAS

Singer, Peter

Summary: Arguing that our current response to world poverty is not only insufficient but ethically indefensible, philosopher Peter Singer offers a seven-point plan that mixes personal philanthropy (figuring how much to give and how best to give it), local activism (spreading the word in your community), and political awareness (contacting your representatives to ensure that your nation's foreign aid is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.5 SIN

Spilsbury, Louise

Summary: An introduction to poverty and hunger answers such questions as what hunger and poverty are, how people around the world are affected by both, and how readers can help them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 362.5 Spilsbury 2017

Summary: One day after announcing his candidacy for President in 1960, John F. Kennedy appeared on Meet the Press. In this edition, the Massachusetts Senator talks politics, including matters of campaign finance, the prospect of running against Richard Nixon, the role his Catholic faith might play in the campaign ahead, the historical importance of a Democratic Party win in the upcoming election, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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