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Wringing success from failure in late-developing countries : lessons from the field

Author: Joseph F Stepanek
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999.
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Development has alleviated poverty in many countries during the 50 years since the end of War World II, yet half of mankind remains poor; a fifth are very poor. Poverty is not a state of nature, but, as Stepanek shows, can be ascribed to manmade institutions that reflect self-serving and self-indulgent ideologies, poorly tested theories and policies, weak governments, and poverty alleviation programs that are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stepanek, Joseph F., 1943-
Wringing success from failure in late-developing countries.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1999
(DLC) 98031075
(OCoLC)39727782
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Stepanek
ISBN: 9780313389610 0313389616
OCLC Number: 615635594
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 246 pages) : map
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: Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Poor People in a Poor World; 2. Washington's AID Program; 3. Why Asia Is Developing and Africa Is Not; 4. Bangladesh Grows Its Own Food; 5. Creating African Ownership with an Aid Presence; 6. Agriculture Is Africa's First Source of Growth; 7. Investment for Africa's Development; 8. African Development Requires Democracy; 9. Master of Their Own House: African Training and Western Advice; 10. Endorsing Development in the Poor World; Bibliography; Index.
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