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Author Little, Daniel, author

Title The paradox of wealth and poverty : mapping the ethical dilemmas of global development / Daniel Little
Published Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview, 2003
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, [2003]
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Description xx, 283 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1 -- WELFARE, WELL-BEING, AND NEEDS 1 -- The Conception of the Person, 3 -- Gender and Development, 23 -- A Rich Conception of the Person, 28 -- Notes, 32 -- 2 -- WHAT IS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT? 35 -- Goals of Economic Development, 37 -- What Is an Economy? 39 -- Concepts of Growth, Inequality, and Poverty, 51 -- Data and Outcomes, 59 -- Notes, 64 -- 3 -- GOALS AND STRATEGIES -- FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 67 -- Instruments of Economic Development Policy, 67 -- Existing Economic Development Strategies, 70 -- Progressive Economic Development, 74 -- A Comparison of Development Strategies, 82 -- What Obstacles Stand in the Way of Progressive Economic Development? 86 -- Notes, 88 -- 4 -- JUSTICE 91 -- Economic Justice, 94 -- Institutions, 105 -- Public Policy and Social Welfare, 120 -- Conclusions, 123 -- Notes, 124 -- 5 -- HUMAN RIGHTS 125 -- What Is a Right? 125 -- Candidates for Universal Human Rights, 134 -- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 142 -- Cultural Specificity of Rights? 147 -- Human Rights and Development Ethics, 150 -- Notes, 152 -- 6 -- AID, TRADE, AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY 153 -- Globalization, 155 -- International Aid, 170 -- A Role for the Ethical Citizen, 181 -- Notes, 187 -- 7 -- DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT 189 -- The Issues of Primary Environmental Concern, 190 -- The Value Issues, 193 -- Goals, 204 -- Sustainable Development, 205 -- Conflicts Between Environmental Goals and Economic Development, 207 -- Means of Preserving Environmental Goods, 212 -- Notes, 217 -- 8 -- DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT 219 -- What Is Democracy? 220 -- Institutional Issues, 231 -- Democracy and the Poor, 243 -- Notes, 244
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Economic development -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Globalization -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Income distribution -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Developing countries.
Wealth -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Developing countries.
LC no. 2002012693
ISBN 0813365937 (alkaline paper)
0813316421 (paperback) (alkaline paper)