Inside the Third World: The Anatomy of Poverty

Inside the Third World The Anatomy of Poverty Paul Harrison has provided a comprehensive guide to the roots of mass poverty to the social strains and political instability that turn one Third World country after another into dangerous flashpoint

  • Title: Inside the Third World: The Anatomy of Poverty
  • Author: Paul A. Harrison
  • ISBN: 9780140172171
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Paperback
  • Paul Harrison has provided a comprehensive guide to the roots of mass poverty, to the social strains and political instability that turn one Third World country after another into dangerous flashpoints an ever growing threat to the world s peace and prosperity From climate and colonialism, through land hunger, exploding cities and unemployment, to over population, malnuPaul Harrison has provided a comprehensive guide to the roots of mass poverty, to the social strains and political instability that turn one Third World country after another into dangerous flashpoints an ever growing threat to the world s peace and prosperity From climate and colonialism, through land hunger, exploding cities and unemployment, to over population, malnutrition, disease and illiteracy, the wealth of facts and analysis is brought home in first hand, often harrowing accounts of the realities of life for poor people and poor communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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    1. Let us consider what the poverty, which of course, are not entirely due to the injustice of nature: the injustice of man also plays its part. on one hand, the soil in many developing countries is not very productive. Furthermore, development requires a stable agriculture surplus. yet, poverty makes the poor more disaster-prone, which results in more disasters and hence more poverty. On the other hand, poverty and the pressure of population drive the poor to live in increasingly dangerous places, [...]

    2. Probably my favorite book. The only explanation that I have read so far that makes sense as to why our world is in the state it's today. Eye-opening.

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