Promises Not Kept Poverty and the Betrayal of Third World Development

ISBN-10: 1565492161

ISBN-13: 9781565492165

Edition: 7th 2006

Authors: John Isbister
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
A World of Poverty
Five Lives
The Third World
The Extent of World Poverty
The Successes
Different Areas of the Third World Diverge
The Betrayal of Responsibility
Explanations of Underdevelopment
Modernization Theory
Dependency Theory
Marxism
Limitations of These Approaches
Why Does Poverty Persist?
Assessment
The Theories as Worldviews
Imperialism
The Creation of the European Empires
The Causes of Imperialism
The Culture of Imperialism
The Foundations of Third World Poverty
The Population Explosion
The Legacy of Imperialism
Nationalism and Independence
The Origins of Third World Nationalism
The Indian Subcontinent
China
Vietnam
Algeria
Muslim and Jewish Nationalism
Islamic Fundamentalism
Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin America
The Nationalist Identity
The Legacy of Nationalism
Economic Development
What Is Economic Development?
Population Control
False Paths to Economic Development
Development in the 1980s: Waylaid by the Debt Crisis
Into a New Century: Rediscovering the Market and Exports
Non-governmental Organizations
The Millennium Development Goals
Foreign Policy
The End of the Cold War
Foreign Policy During the Cold War: Globalism
The New American Hegemony
The War on Terrorism
The Illusion of the North-South Dialogue
A Constructive Foreign Policy
Military Spending and Policy
Human-Rights Policy
Foreign Economic Policy
Can the Rich Cooperate with the Poor?
The Future: Justice in an Age of Globalization
Globalization
A Hope for Partnership
Bibliography
Acknowlegments
Index
About the Author
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