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Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World, by Howard G. Buffett. Simon and Schuster, 2013
The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives, by Sasha Abramsky. Nation Books, 2013
The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration, by David Bacon. Bacon Press, 2013
The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food, by Wayne Roberts. New Internationalist, 2013
Legacies of the War on Poverty, edited by Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger. Russell Sage, 2013
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, by Seth Homes. University of California Press, 2013
Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, by Elizabeth Kneebone & Alan Berube. Brookings, 2013.
Getting to Scale: How to bring Development Solutions to Millions of Poor People, edited by Laurence Chandy...et al. Brookings, 2013
Just Politics: A Guide for Christian Engagement, by Ronald J. Sider. BrazosPress, 2012.
The True Cost of Low Prices: The Violence of Globalization, by Jeffry O. Korgen & Vincent A. Gallagher. Orbis Books, 2013
Behind the Kitchen Door, by Saru Jayaraman. Cornell University Press, 2013.
The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It, by Tomothy Noah. Bloomsbury Press, 2012.
The Price of Inequality, by Joseph Stiglitz. WW Norton, 2012.
Immigration and the Bible: A Guide for Radical Welcome, by Joan Maruskin. United Methodist Women; Zondervan, 2012.
A People's Guide to the Federal Budget. National Priorities Project, 2012.
From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States Can Change the World, 2nd edition, by Duncan Green. Oxfam GB : Practical Action Publishing, 2012.
The Global Farms Race: Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security, edited by Michael Kugelman and Susan Levenstein. Island Press, 2013.
One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? by Gordon Conway. Cornell University Pres, 2012.
Pedagogy of the Poor: Building the Movement to End Poverty, by Willie Baptist and Jan Rehmann. Columbia University, 2011.
Just Politics: A Guide for Christian Engagement, by Ronald J. Sider. Brazos Press, 2012.
Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity, by Lester Brown. Earth Policy Institute; WW Norton, 2012.
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. Crown Business, 2012.
So Rich, So Poor: Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America, by Peter Edelman. New Press, 2012.
The Last Hunger Season: A Year In an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change, by Roger Thurow. Public Affairs, 2012.
Serving God Globally: Finding Your Place in International Development, by Roland Hoksbergen. Baker Academic, 2012.
Fixing the Moral Deficit: A Balanced Way to Balance the Budget, by Ronald Sider. InterVarsity Press, 2012.
The Hungry Continent: African Agriculture and Food Insecurity, by Megan Quitkin. The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, 2011.
The Big Handout: How Government Subsidies and Corporate Welfare Corrupt the World We Live In and Wreak Havoc On Our Food Bills, by Thomas M. Kostigen. Rodale, 2011.
Endless Appetites: How the Commodities Casino Creates Hunger and Unrest, by Alan Bjerga. Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, by Barry Estabrook. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2011.
Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for Aid, edited by Homi Kharas. Brookings Institution, 2011.
Poor Economics: A Radical Thinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo. Public Affairs, 2011.
Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding -- and How We Can Improve the World Even More, by Charles Kenny. Basic Books, 2011.Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty, Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman, Public Affairs, 2009
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