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Contents Foreword 1. The Tangled Web: The Poverty-Insecurity Nexus Lael Brainard, Derek Chollet, and Vinca LaFleur 2. Poverty Breeds Insecurity Susan E. Rice 3. Poverty and Violence: An Overview of Recent Research and Implications for Foreign Aid Edward Miguel 4. Demography, Environment and Civil Strife Colin Kahl 5. Resource and Environmental Security Anthony Nyong 6. The Demographics of Political Violence: Youth Bulges, Insecurity and Conflict Henrik Urdal 7. Embracing the Margins: Working with Youth amidst War and Insecurity Marc Sommers 8. The Role of Leadership in Overcoming Poverty and Achieving Security in Africa Robert Rotberg 9. Operating in Insecure Environments Jane Nelson 10. Breaking the Poverty-Insecurity Nexus: Is Democracy the Answer? Jennifer Windsor Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Poverty -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Political violence -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Economic assistance, American -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Public-private sector cooperation -- Congresses.
Peace building -- Congresses.