1st Edition

Rich World, Poor World

ISBN 9780415853361
Published March 28, 2013 by Routledge
352 Pages

USD $52.95

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Book Description

This reissue, first published in 1978, confronts a whole range of international development issues: hunger, energy, supply, population growth, pollution, the state of the cities, nuclear proliferation. Geoffrey Lean explains the interdependent contemporary crises within developing nations and presents the facts behind them, alongside the practical solutions, new strategies and fresh thinking present in contemporary development thinking.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The Growing Imbalance  3. The Patchwork Revolution  4. Rich World, Poor World  5. Towards a New Economic Order  6. Trickle-Down Dries Up  7. The Impotent Pill  8. The Armageddon Factor  9. The Ending of the Oil Age  10. Faustian Bargain?  11. Sun, Moon, Earth…  12. … And People Power  13. Strange Diseases  14. Chemical Reactions  15. Change of Habitat  16. Hope From the Slums  17. Changing Philosophies

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