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Total reading: approx. 850 p
All articles, except those to be downloaded directly from the Internet, will be made available in a compendium.
In addition, you need to purchase the following book: Banik, Dan (2010) Poverty and Elusive Development: Oslo: Scandinavian University Press/ Universitetsforlaget.