The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty / Edition 1

The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty / Edition 1

by Daniel Little
     
 


Analyzes with an open mind and empirical research the policies and processes of international economic development todaySee more details below

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Analyzes with an open mind and empirical research the policies and processes of international economic development today

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813316420
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
0.68(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Welfare, Well-Being, and Needs1
The Conception of the Person3
Gender and Development23
A Rich Conception of the Person28
2What is Economic Development?35
Goals of Economic Development37
What Is an Economy?39
Concepts of Growth, Inequality, and Poverty51
Data and Outcomes59
3Goals and Strategies for Economic Development67
Instruments of Economic Development Policy67
Existing Economic Development Strategies70
Progressive Economic Development74
A Comparison of Development Strategies82
What Obstacles Stand in the Way of Progressive Economic Development?86
4Justice91
Economic Justice94
Institutions105
Public Policy and Social Welfare120
Conclusions123
5Human Rights125
What Is a Right?125
Candidates for Universal Human Rights134
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights142
Cultural Specificity of Rights?147
Human Rights and Development Ethics150
6Aid, Trade, and the Global Economy153
Globalization155
International Aid170
A Role for the Ethical Citizen181
7Development and the Environment189
The Issues of Primary Environmental Concern190
The Value Issues193
Goals204
Sustainable Development205
Conflicts Between Environmental Goals and Economic Development207
Means of Preserving Environmental Goods212
8Democracy and Development219
What Is Democracy?220
Institutional Issues231
Democracy and the Poor243
9Conclusion: Toward a Global Civil Society247
References257
Index273

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