The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty

by Nina Munk

Hardcover, 2013

Publication

Doubleday (2013), 272 pages

Description

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.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

272 p.; 5.8 inches

ISBN

0385525818 / 9780385525817
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