The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty: Mapping The Ethical Dilemmas Of Global Development, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty

Mapping The Ethical Dilemmas Of Global Development, 1st Edition

By Daniel Little


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We live in a time of human paradoxes. Scientific knowledge has reached a level of sophistication that permits understanding of the most arcane phenomena and yet religious fundamentalism dominates in many parts of the world. We witness the emergence of a civil, liberal constitutionalism in many regions of the world and yet ethnic violence threatens

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Needs -- What Is Economic Development? -- Goals and Strategies for Economic Development -- Justice -- Human Rights -- Aid, Trade, and the Global Economy -- Development and the Environment -- Democracy and Development -- Conclusion: Toward a Global Civil Society

About the Author

Daniel Little is associate professor of philosophy at Colgate University and visiting scholar at the centre for International Affairs, Harvard University.

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