The Creation of World Poverty

Hayter, Teresa
Publisher:  Pluto Press, london, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1983   First Published:  1981
Pages:  128pp  
Dewey:  330.16
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6234

Hayter challenges the assumption that the West is 'helping' the rest of the world to develop. Far from rescuing the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America from their supposed backwardness, the rich countries have accumulated vast wealth at their expense.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Survival
Extremes of Poverty and Wealth
Conventional Explanations for Poverty
This Past is Not Irrelevant
The Europeans Get Ahead
Plunder and Loot
Plantations, Works and Slaves
Profits
Markets and the Destruction of Industries
Free Trade and Comparative Advantage
Hunger
Workers and Wages
Terms of Trade
Exports of Capital
Aid
Industrialisation
Repression and Foreign Support For It
Resistance
Socialism or Barbarism
Bibliography

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