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The myth of development : non-viable economies and the crisis of civilization

Author: Oswaldo de Rivero B
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This volume explodes the development myth and offers instead a discussion on the harsh realities of non-viable national economies, arguing that what is needed is a survival of nations agenda, based on the search for water, food and energy security.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oswaldo de Rivero B
ISBN: 9781848135833 1848135831 184813584X 9781848135840 9781848135857 1848135858
OCLC Number: 645677899
Description: 163 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Twilight of the Nation-State --
2. Global Empowerment and National Impoverishment --
3. International Darwinism --
4. The Search for El Dorado --
5. Human and Natural Depredation --
6. The Crisis of the California Model.
Responsibility: Oswaldo de Rivero ; translated by Claudia Encinas and Janet Herrick Encinas.

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The message of this courageous book is that the benefits of development, so long promised over the past sixty years, have not come about for most people. Nor are they going to.  Read more...

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