The political economy of literacy in the Third World
- The Journal OF Lynton Charles CHANCELLOR OF THE DUCH OF DURHAM. // New Statesman;1/21/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4571, p6
Discusses issues on politics in Great Britain and other social issues as of January 21, 2002. Issues on British politicians; Views on the Trotskyist group; Social conditions in third world countries.
- People power and development. Durning, A.B. // Foreign Policy;Fall89, Issue 76, p66
Reports on the hundreds of thousands of local self-help organizations in the Third World that, together, form a front line in the battle against poverty and environmental decline. The role of women in these movements; Strained relations between international development agencies and self-help...
- How to tackle the Third World's massive travails? One small piece at a time. Whitelaw, Kevin // U.S. News & World Report;12/30/96, Vol. 121 Issue 26, p69
Presents some examples on how Third World experts are succeeding in chipping away at some of its massive problems. Researchers working to breed nutrients right into the food people already eat; Device developed that purifies water using ultraviolet light; Method used by farmers so they know...
- The Politics of Rescue. Walzer, Michael // Social Research;Spring95, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p53
The article explores the arguments for and against political and military intervention in other countries. The importance of appropriate judgment by political leaders in making the decision to intervene is emphasized. The differences between military and humanitarian intervention are explained....
- Genius Becomes Rare: A Comment on the Doctrine of Social Responsibility Pt. II. Votaw, Dow // California Management Review;Spring73, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p5
The second of a two-part series, this article examines the implications of "social responsibility"--the economic implications, the organizational implications, the managerial implications, implications for growth policy, systems of privilege, handling of technology and goals and ways of thinking.
- Global epidemics, close to home. Brink, Susan; Coleman, Dana // U.S. News & World Report;10/28/96, Vol. 121 Issue 17, p41
Discusses the global resurgence of epidemic diseases in 1996. The factors that have contributed to the increase; The prevalence in developing nations; The rise in cases of diphtheria in Europe; The epidemic of tuberculosis and measles; The results of vaccination efforts; The efforts of the World...
- Let your views count on air pollution, rural development... Agnihotri, Newal K. // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p38
Editorial. Presents the author's view concerning the air pollution, rural development and poverty in large metropolitan cities of developing countries. Factors that has led to an immense increase in traffic in the past few years; Suggestions that will help citizens and officials of the...
- How one woman is bringing space technology down to earth. Leach, Susan Llewelyn // Christian Science Monitor;4/5/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 91, p14
Discusses the efforts of astronaut Mae Jemison to use space technology to improve social conditions in developing countries.
- Happenings Girl power goes global. Littleton, Cynthia // Daily Variety;11/1/2010, Vol. 309 Issue 21, p8
The article reports on the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign which will head to Los Angeles, California to raise awareness among youth about life in Third World countries.