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Science and Starvation

An Introduction to Economic Development

1st Edition - January 1, 1968

Author: Donald J. Hughes

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 4 5 9 4 - 5

Science and Starvation: An Introduction to Economic Development focuses on the relationship of the advancement of science and the proliferation of poverty. The book first… Read more

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Science and Starvation: An Introduction to Economic Development focuses on the relationship of the advancement of science and the proliferation of poverty. The book first underscores the nature of poverty, development of the West and other countries, and some principles of development. The text takes into consideration the comfort brought about by scientific revolution and also the increasing reality of starvation which affects millions. The publication takes a look at the discrepancy of living conditions in different countries, wherein it is noted that countries in the West have better living conditions due to the tremendous growth in science and technology in their sector. This fact is particularly evident in the United States, Japan, and the Soviet Union. The text ponders on international aid, United Nations aid, and the population problem. The contributions of the United Nations to various projects targeted at fighting poverty is underscored. The publication is a valuable source of data for researchers interested in the relationship of science and poverty.