Book Chapter

Global Poverty and the Politics of Good Intentions

Sundhya Pahuja

Law in Transition: Human Rights, Development and Transitional Justice | Hart Publishing | Published : 2014


In the West, the terrain of a great deal of public debate around poverty is largely delimited by two figurations; activism and expertise. For the activist, fighting global poverty has become the moral cause of a new generation, inspiring rock songs and wrist bands, and legions of celebrities from whom charity is the new accessory.

University of Melbourne Researchers