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The Resource The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it, Paul Collier

The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it, Paul Collier

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The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it
Title
The bottom billion
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why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it
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Paul Collier
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Global poverty, economist Collier points out, is actually falling quite rapidly for about 80% of the world. The real crisis lies in a group of about 50 failing states, the bottom billion, whose problems defy traditional approaches to alleviating poverty. Here, Collier contends that these fifty failed states pose the central challenge of the developing world in the twenty-first century. This group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards. A struggle rages within each of these nation between reformers and corrupt leaders--and the corrupt are winning. Collier analyzes the causes of failure, and offers a bold new plan.--From publisher description
Award
Lionel Gelber Prize (Canada), 2008.
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215585
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DLC
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Collier, Paul
Dewey number
338.9009172/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.P6
LC item number
C634 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Pauvres
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why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it
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The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it, Paul Collier
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-195) and index
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Contents
Falling behind and falling apart : the bottom billion -- The conflict trap -- The natural resource trap -- Landlocked with bad neighbors -- Bad governance in a small country -- On missing the boat : the marginalization of the bottom billion in the world economy -- Aid to the rescue? -- Military intervention -- Laws and charters -- Trade policy for reversing marginalization -- An agenda for action
Control code
651795
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9780195311457
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006036630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195311457
  • (OCoLC)76073943
Label
The bottom billion : why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it, Paul Collier
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Falling behind and falling apart : the bottom billion -- The conflict trap -- The natural resource trap -- Landlocked with bad neighbors -- Bad governance in a small country -- On missing the boat : the marginalization of the bottom billion in the world economy -- Aid to the rescue? -- Military intervention -- Laws and charters -- Trade policy for reversing marginalization -- An agenda for action
Control code
651795
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 205 pages
Isbn
9780195311457
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2006036630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195311457
  • (OCoLC)76073943

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