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Developing nations

Author: Berna Miller; James D Torr
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: Current controversies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Developing nations.
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002033081
(OCoLC)50441106
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Berna Miller; James D Torr
ISBN: 0737711809 9780737711806
OCLC Number: 608384924
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Poverty is a serious problem in developing nations / World Bank --
Hunger is a serious problem in developing nations / George McGovern --
Obesity is a growing problem in developing nations / Ellen Ruppel Shell --
Abusive child labor is a problem in developing nations / John J. Tierney Jr.--
Air pollution is a serious problem in developing nations / Katherine Bolt et al.--
Infectious disease is a serious problem in developing nations / Kevin Finneran --
Globalization harms developing nations' economies / Dani Rodrik --
Globalizaion harms developing nations' cultures / J. Scott Tynes --
Globalization benefits developing nations' economies / Economist --
Globalization does not harm developing nations' cultures / Tibor R. Machan --
The United States should increase its efforts to aid developing nations / George W. Bush --
Foreign aid benefits developing nations / Michael J. Crosswell --
Debt relief can help developing nations overcome poverty / Catholic Fund for Overseas Development --
The United States should support family planning services in developing nations / Ann Hwang --
The United States should not increase foreign aid to developing nations / Steve Bonta --
Debt relief will not help developing nations overcome poverty / William Easterly --
The United States should not support family planning services in developing nations / Laura L. Garcia --
Democracy can succeed in developing nations / Leon Aron --
Democracy can succeed in the Arab world / Hussein A. Hassouna --
The United States should promote democracy in developing nations / United States Agency for International Development --
Some developing nations do not have cultures that support democracy / Lawrence E. Harrison --
There are serious obstacles to freedom in the Arab world / Bernard Lewis --
International efforts to promote democracy in developing nations are sometimes counterproductive / Eric Bjornlund.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Berna Miller and James D. Torr, book editors.

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Most of the nations of the world lack the economic infrastructure and strong, stable governments found in the United States and other industrialized nations. The critical issues facing developing nations are explored in the following chapters: What Are the Problems Facing Developing Nations? How Does Globalization Affect Developing Nations? What Role Should Industrialized Nations Play in the Developing World? What Are the Prospects for Democracy in Developing Nations?

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