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The idealist

Nina Munk

The idealist

Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty

by Nina Munk

  • 201 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International cooperation,
  • Community development,
  • Economic development projects,
  • Poverty,
  • Millennium Villages (Project)

  • About the Edition

    A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs"s ambitious quest to end global poverty. As Secretary General of the United Nations and author of Fools Rush In Sachs argues that extreme poverty is a solvable problem, drawing on success stories from his daring five-year Millennium Villages Project experiment in Africa to demonstrate how specific initiatives can enable profound positive changes.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNina Munk
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV438 .M86 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 260 pages
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886993M
    ISBN 100385525818
    ISBN 109780385525817
    LC Control Number2012047128
    OCLC/WorldCa855785829

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    In her book, Power describes how she went from working outside the system to moving inside, as a diplomat. In New Memoir, Samantha Power Describes Going From Idealist To Diplomat Listen Author: Samantha Power. The Education of an Idealist: Samantha Power’s riveting insight into the Obama years Book review: Samantha Power’s memoir is a timely reflection on the United States’ global role.

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