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The Resource An accident of geography : compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty, Richard C. Blum, with Thomas C. Hayes ; foreword by Jimmy Carter

An accident of geography : compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty, Richard C. Blum, with Thomas C. Hayes ; foreword by Jimmy Carter

Label
An accident of geography : compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty
Title
An accident of geography
Title remainder
compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty
Statement of responsibility
Richard C. Blum, with Thomas C. Hayes ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Advances in global development have helped lift hundreds of millions of people from poverty in recent decades, but major challenges in fighting poverty remain. Billions of people continue to have little or no access to the basic necessities of life: clean water, food, shelter, education, and medical care. The random location of their birthplace limited much of what is possible in many of their lives. Yet legions of dedicated people today are proving that with the right approaches and resources, disciplined efforts to fight poverty can succeed--and with greater scale and impact than ever. In An Accident of Geography, author Richard C. Blum profiles many of them while narrating his inspiring personal story--accomplished private-equity investor especially in Asia, humanitarian, public policy advocate, and creator of an unprecedented, multidisciplinary curriculum in poverty and development studies that has attracted thousands of students on the ten campuses of the University of California and beyond. Blum offers practical guidance on what works best: giving poor people a greater voice in the field and applying key principles of 21st-century management, engineering, and development philanthropy. Put your accident of geography to work in helping others, and yourself Be the change maker you see in the mirror"--Dust jacket
Summary
Advances in global development have helped lift hundreds of millions from poverty in recent decades, but major challenges in fighting poverty remain. Billions of people continue to have little or no access to the basic necessities of life: clean water, food, shelter, education, and medical care. Author Richard C. Blum profiles many of them in narrating his inspiring personal story—accomplished private-equity investor, humanitarian, public policy advocate, and creator of an unprecedented, multidisciplinary curriculum in poverty and development studies that has attracted thousands of students on the ten campuses of the University of California
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10544645
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Blum, Richard C
Dewey number
339.46
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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active 2000
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Hayes, Thomas C.
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True
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  • Poverty
  • Poverty
  • Poor
  • Economic development
  • International cooperation
  • Developing countries
Target audience
adult
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compassion, innovation and the fight against poverty
Label
An accident of geography : compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty, Richard C. Blum, with Thomas C. Hayes ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages [309]-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20833751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9781626343344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn948549467
  • (OCoLC)948549467
Label
An accident of geography : compassion, innovation, and the fight against poverty, Richard C. Blum, with Thomas C. Hayes ; foreword by Jimmy Carter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages [309]-313) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20833751
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9781626343344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn948549467
  • (OCoLC)948549467

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