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Developing nations

Author: Debra A Miller
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Current controversies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What Are the Problems Facing Developing Nations?; Did the Global Financial Crisis Hurt Developing Nations?; Can Democracy Succeed in Developing Nations?; What Can Be Done to Aid the Developing World?"--

Presents a series of essays looking at the issues facing developing countries, including infectious disease, the global financial crisis, and foreign aid.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debra A Miller
ISBN: 9780737756142 0737756144 9780737756159 0737756152
OCLC Number: 744303070
Description: 188 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. What are the problems facing developing nations? --
Hunger in developing nations is still a serious problem / ActionAid --
Death from preventable infectious diseases in developing nations is a continuing problem / Global Health Council --
Environmental damage caused by rich nations is harming developing nations / Bob Sanders --
Private-sector corruption is growing in developing nations / Andrew Bast --
Developing nations are most likely to experience civil wars / David Elborn --
The burden of future population growth will fall mainly on developing nations / Mahfuz R. Chowdhury --
Global warming threatens to deepen poverty in the developing world / Elizabeth K. Gardner --
Chapter 2. Did the global financial crisis hurt developing nations? --
Yes : the global financial crisis has hurt developing nations --
Developing nations have been hard-hit by the global financial crisis / Diana Alarcon, Stephany Griffith-Jones, José Antonio Ocampo --
The global recession has increased poverty and slowed development in many developing nations / Swati Mylavarapu --
Developing nations fear a second financial crisis / Jayati Ghosh --
No : The global financial crisis did not hurt developing nations --
The financial crisis did not greatly harm many emerging economies / Paolo Senatore --
Developing nations resisted the global recession by showing fiscal prudence / The Economist --
Developing nations may recover from the global recession faster than rich countries / Arif Anis --
Developing nations are leading the world economy back from recession / Xinhua News Agency --
Chapter 3. Can democracy succeed in developing nations? --
Yes, democracy can succeed in developing nations --
Democracy is the most legitimate form of government for developing nations / Marc F. Plattner --
Democracy will meet the challenges of authoritarian regimes / Carl Gershman --
China will not gain respect until it embraces democratic freedoms / Kwame Anthony Appiah --
No : democracy cannot succeed in developing nations --
Democracy has failed in many developing nations / N.S. Venkataraman --
Revolution in Egypt could lead to instability and anti-Americanism / Susan Estrich --
China exemplifies anti-democratic success in the developing world / Joshua Kurlantzick, Perry Link --
Chapter 4. What can be done to aid the developing world? --
Foreign aid is needed to eradicate hunger and prevent failed states / Joshua Kurlantzick --
Foreign aid will not help developing nations that have corrupt governments / Rory Leishman --
Developed nations must reverse their development policies to reduce world poverty / Walden Bello --
Developing nations must focus on helping young girls / Judith Bruce, John Bongaarts.
Series Title: Current controversies.
Responsibility: Debra A. Miller, book editor.

Abstract:

"What Are the Problems Facing Developing Nations?; Did the Global Financial Crisis Hurt Developing Nations?; Can Democracy Succeed in Developing Nations?; What Can Be Done to Aid the Developing World?"--

Presents a series of essays looking at the issues facing developing countries, including infectious disease, the global financial crisis, and foreign aid.

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