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World Poverty for Dummies

Created especially for the Australian customer!

Uncover the global building blocks of poverty

Ending world poverty is possible — and you can help. With World Poverty For Dummies, you find out about the building blocks of poverty, as well as its varying causes and manifestations in different regions around the world. Most importantly, you discover inspiring stories of change and actions you can take — from changing your consumer and investment choices or lobbying your government, to becoming an aid worker.


The real situation of the global poor
Life in the world’s megacities
Solutions that address poverty
Ways to get your friends onboard
How to become an aid worker

Australia For Dummies

From the Outback to the Great Barrier Reef to glorious, sophisticated cities like Sydney, this guide helps you find the Australian adventures and attractions that are right for you, whether you’d like to cuddle a koala, explore a shipwreck, swim with whale sharks, or climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It gives you the scoop on:
The mysterious Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Red Center that has awed people for thousands of years
Where to spot all kinds of wildlife, including kangaroos, platypuses, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, wombats, marsupials, and man-eating crocodiles
The best places to take a beach walk or a bushwalk, where you’ll wind beneath dripping tree ferns and pounding cascades
All kinds of activities, from boomerang- and spear-throwing instruction to hiking to snorkeling over dazzling reefs, fishing for coral trout, or discovering Australia’s best wines
Great accommodations, ranging from luxury hotels to an African-style safari camp with air-conditioned tents to a motel with underground rooms reached by a maze of tunnels dug out of the rock
The best places to experience Aboriginal culture and find Aboriginal arts and crafts
Like every For Dummies travel guide, Australia For Dummies includes:

Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip
The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
Lots of detailed maps