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Patterns of poverty in the Third World

Elliott, Charles

Patterns of poverty in the Third World

a study of social and economic stratification

by Elliott, Charles

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Asia,
  • Developing countries,
  • Africa.,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Income -- Africa,
    • Income -- Asia,
    • Poverty,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions,
    • Asia -- Economic conditions,
    • Developing countries -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementCharles Elliott, assisted by Francoise de Morsier.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
      ContributionsDe Morsier, Francoise, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC505.P6 E44 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 416 p. :
      Number of Pages416
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5183354M
      ISBN 100275099202, 0275893006
      LC Control Number75001223

      This wide‐ranging book synthesizes the findings of a major international study of the political economy of poverty, equity, and growth. It is based primarily on specially commissioned analytical economic histories of 21 developing countries from to , but also takes account of the much wider literature on the subject. It is an ambitious, interdisciplinary attempt to identify patterns Author: Deepak Lal. Lords of Poverty deals with those who manipulate the existing poverty in the so called third world into an instrument of acquiring masses of wealth, political and economical power for themselves and their organisations in countries they claim to be helpingthis book on the other hand focuses on Afrika and how the political elite instead of helping us move from the trenches of Poverty use /5.

      Recent scholarship on craft history has followed these roads; the book seems unaware of the literature. More fundamentally, it remains questionable how much of world development globalization explains after all. The world is actively trading now. And poverty persists too. Clearly, some poverty and some poor regions are immune to globalization. This significant book presents an original examination of the theoretical and empirical interactions between globalization, technology and poverty. Jeffrey James studies the effect of information technology on patterns of globalization and explores how such patterns can be altered to reduce the growing global divide between rich and poor by: 1.

      Sewing success?: employment, wages, and poverty following the end of the multi-fibre arrangement (English) Abstract. The global textile and apparel sector is critically important as an early phase in industrialization for many developing countries and as a provider of employment opportunities to thousands of low-income workers, many of them by: The last decade has seen a proliferation of empirical studies on child poverty across the globe: Alkire and Roche (), Arndt et al. (), Gordon et al. (), Minujin (), Minujin et al.


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