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Development-oriented approaches

By B. de Gaay Fortman


Economic growth does not help the poor much in countries where distribution of wealth is highly unequal. The poor in these countries do not enjoy many of the benefits of boom times, but they do shoulder the costs of collapse. In societies of high inequality, growth allows the poor to keep their heads just above water. When it stalls, they sink

Topics: Rechtsgeleerdheid, human rights, international law
Year: 1999
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