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Editors: Francis Godwyll (Cultural Studies, Ohio Univ.) and SoYoung Kang (Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania)
Book Description:
This new book addresses the state of poverty and its effects on education and development. It is organized into two sections: Poverty, socio-economics, poverty and gender. Section one focuses on the state of the lives of the people in Africa as a result of poverty. These chapters raise arguments to challenge the status quo as unacceptable. The second section of the book focuses on poverty in relation to gender. It explores how lack of education and inequality of females in the society can impact poverty of the nation in general. These chapters discuss the influential factors of poverty in Asia and Africa. Finally, this section is enriched by looking into effects of globalization on females. It argues that despite the much acclaimed pluses of globalization there is a downside to it that impacts females negatively.



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Table of Contents:
Introduction:

Section I: Poverty and Socioeconomics pp.1-2

Chapter 1. An Analysis of Structural Adjustment Program and Food Security in Two Selected Countries in Africa pp.3-12
(Francis E. Godwyll and Ebenezer Malcalm)

Chapter 2. Poverty in Africa: An Inherited, Created and Superimposed Epidemic pp.13-20
(Robert J. Wafula)

Chapter 3. Debt, Burden, and Poverty in Africa pp.21-30
(Patrick A. Brobbey)

Chapter 4. Perpetuators or Alleviators: The Politics of Globalization and Poverty in Africa pp.31-42
(Dominic S. Dadzie)

Chapter 5. Globalization of Market Economy: Kenya’s Experience of Structural Adjustment Programs and Political Democratization pp.43-52
(Ongito J. Ongoro)

Chapter 6. Illegal Organ Trade: Capitalizing on Life and Death pp.53-64
(Brooke Merryfield and Edward Akita)

Chapter 7. Empowering Poor Communities for Change: The Role of Civil Society Participation in Ghana’s Poverty Reduction Strategy pp.65-84
(Collins Annin)

Chapter 8. Economic Globalization: A Stimulus for Inequities and Injustice in the Lives of the Powerless in Thailand pp.85-102
(Tae Ito and Pittaya Paladroi-Shane)

Chapter 9. Hidden Poverty in Japan: Current Situation and Problem of Homelessness pp.103-110
(Yuko Shimizu and Mito Takeuchi)

Chapter 10. Making Poverty Invisible: A Case Study of Starehe Boys Centre and School, Kenya pp.111-122
(Peter C. Otiato)

Section II: Poverty and Women pp.123-124

Chapter 11. Relational Poverty: Enrichment through Care Theory (SoYoung Kang)pp.125-134

Chapter 12. Gender, Poverty and Female Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Fanta Diamanka and Francis E. Godwyll) pp135-146

Chapter 13. One Girl for One T.V.: Issues of Human Trafficking and Sexual Slavery in the Era of Globalization pp.147-154
(Marah Eakin)

Chapter 14. The Karen Refugee Women: Their Survival Stories pp.155-164
(Yumiko Harada)

Chapter 15. Women’s Health Issues in Developing Countries pp.165-172
(Paige Miller)

Chapter 16. The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the De-Deminization of Poverty pp.173-180
(Mohira Kurbanova)

Chapter 17. Poverty and the Phenomenon of Women as Heads of Households in Post 1994 Rwandan Genocide pp.181-190
(Joseph Mugenga)

Chapter 18. Fertility Transition in Ghana: Women’s Education versus Poverty Reduction pp.191-200
(Hector Addison)

Chapter 19. Globalization and its Impact on Women in Developing Countries pp.201-212
(Augustina Adusah-Karikari and Francis E. Godwyll)

Summary of Chapters pp.213-222

Contributors pp.223-228

Index pp.229-252

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 pp.252
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-777-9
   Status: AV
  
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