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A Philosophical Examination of Social Justice and Child Poverty

G. Schweiger

This book is open access under a CCBY license.   Child poverty is one of the biggest challenges of today, harming millions of children. In this book, it is investigated from a philosophical social justice perspective, primarily in the context of modern welfare states. Based on both normat...

Size: 204 pages

Free from 16 October 2019

Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Poverty

Unjust Conditions: Women's Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs

Tara Patricia Cookson

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more.Unjust Conditions follows the lives and labors of poor mothers in rural Peru, richly documenting the ordeals they fac...

Size: 204 pages

Free from 16 October 2019

Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty

21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development

Antoni Estevadeordal

This edited volume explains the importance of regional public goods (RPGs) for sustainable development and shows why they are particularly important in the context of 21st-century international relations. By presenting a new and original data set and by presenting original essays by renown...

Size: 408 pages

Free from 16 October 2019

Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help

Sustainable Modernity: The Nordic Model and Beyond (Routledge Studies in Sustainability)

Nina Witoszek

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351765633, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. In the 21st century, Norway, Denmark and Sweden remain the icons of fair societie...

Size: 254 pages

Free from 13 October 2019

Business & Finance, Economics, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty

The Social Question in the Twenty-First Century: A Global View

Jan Breman

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Size: Unknown

Free from 09 October 2019

Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Ideologies, Poverty

Adventures in Asia Omnibus: (Missionary Stories)

Natalie Vellacott

The LOGOS LIFEAsian adventures, cultural catastrophes, help and hope, on-board the world's largest floating book-fair!THEY'RE RUGBY BOYS, DON'T YOU KNOW?A true account of a Christian missionary seeking to share Jesus with the street teens abusing solvents in Olongapo City in the Philippine...

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 09 October 2019

Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia

The Politics of Evidence (Open Access): From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy Book 28)

Justin Parkhurst

There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within...

Size: 196 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 06 October 2019

Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Poverty

Living with Disfigurement in Early Medieval Europe (The New Middle Ages)

Patricia Skinner

This book is open access under a CC-BY 4.0 license. This book examines social and medical responses to the disfigured face in early medieval Europe, arguing that the study of head and facial injuries can offer a new contribution to the history of early medieval medicine and culture, as we...

Size: 383 pages

Free from 05 October 2019

Fiction, History, Europe, Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Poverty, Science & Maths

The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy (Development in the Americas)

Inter-American Development Bank

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO license. The Early Years analyzes the development of Latin American and Caribbean children and makes a compelling case for government intervention in what is instinctively a family affair. Spending on effective programs for young childr...

Size: 288 pages

Free from 04 October 2019

Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Science & Maths, Teen & Young Adult

BANKRUPTING THE THIRD WORLD: How the Global Elite Drown Poor Nations in a Sea of Debt (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 6)

James Morcan

Dedicated to the impoverished in forgotten places of the world, this book questions whether the likes of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the United States Agency for International Development and other big international aid organizations help or hinder the world’s poores...

Size: 102 pages

Rating: 4.30 / 5
8 reviews

Free from 04 October 2019

Business & Finance, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, International, Poverty

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Healthcare, Frugal Innovation, and Professional Voluntarism: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Helen Louise Ackers

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book investigates what international placements of healthcare employees in low resource settings add to the UK workforce and the efficacy of its national health system. The authors present empirical data collected from a volunteer dep...

Size: 141 pages

Free from 01 October 2019

Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Science & Maths

The Logos Life: (Missionary Stories)

Natalie Vellacott

Natalie Vellacott took a two-year break from her job with Sussex Police and joined the Logos Hope Christian missionary ship. The ship, staffed by volunteers from sixty-five different countries, was sailing the waters of Asia. Natalie began by serving visitors in the mayhem of the Internati...

Size: 290 pages

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 22 September 2019

Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia

The Ethics of Medical Data Donation (Philosophical Studies Series Book 137)

Jenny Krutzinna

This open access book presents an ethical approach to utilizing personal medical data. It features essays that combine academic argument with practical application of ethical principles. The contributors are experts in ethics and law. They address the challenges in the re-use of medical da...

Size: 198 pages

Free from 20 September 2019

Professional & Technical, Medicine, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Poverty, Science & Maths

The Ethics of Educational Healthcare Placements in Low and Middle Income Countries: First Do No Harm?

Anya Ahmed

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book examines the current state of elective placements of medical undergraduate students in developing countries and their impact on health care education at home. Drawing from a recent case study of volunteer deployment in Uganda, th...

Size: 158 pages

Free from 19 September 2019

Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty

Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa: Modeling and Evaluation (Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development)

Christian Henning

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies. It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which policies work best and why, and how...

Size: 351 pages

Free from 19 September 2019

Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty

A Missionary in Manila: (Missionary Stories)

Natalie Vellacott

Natalie Vellacott, a former police officer, set off from England hoping to make a difference as an independent missionary to the Philippines. After a bumpy beginning in Olongapo City, she settled in the nation’s capital Manila becoming quickly immersed in Filipino culture. Attached to an...

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Rating: 4.50 / 5
8 reviews

Free from 18 September 2019

Biography & True Accounts, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Poverty, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Spirituality, Travel, Asia

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