In my library for years and I cannot remember what ever
triggered me to buy it in any case not the ugly cover which in my opinion oes not tell anything about me to buy it in any case not the ugly cover which in my opinion Overcoming the Archon Through Alchemy does not tell anything about contents at allMy expectations were low when I started reading Despite Galbraith being a terrific economist after all these are viewpoints expressed almost fifty years ago and the worldid change and became much better as Hans Rosling wonderfully An Introduction to Agricultural Geography demonstrates in Factfulness Ten Reasons We re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You ThinkThe first chapters are slow and it is unclear where the author is heading for Once his point is clear the message gets very strong Galbraith s analysis on mass poverty is controversial simple and in my opinion got confirmed by how the world evolveduring the recent What Comes after Entanglement? decades The world got better people moved massively to cities reading that the mass urban poverty of favellas is already a step forward compared to mass rural poverty raised my eyebrows and there has been a lot of migration which the author sees as. Ass Poverty proceeds from the author's conviction that most explanations of conditions in poor countrieso not explain They reflect instead the experience of the rich .
A classic marred only by ignoring immigrants who resist assimilation Terrific prose in
service of a reasonably good argument and a number of interesting observations regardingof a reasonably good argument and a number of interesting observations regarding pseudoscientific economic Algorithmics for Hard Problems: Introduction to Combinatorial Optimization, Randomization, Approximation, and Heuristics development policies and practices Whether his advice if followed would yield something better is far from clear A worthy read in any case Gailbraith provides a compact outline of the evolution of poverty economics as a specialized field He uicklyispels several pernicious explanations for mass poverty that still have currency today For example
he addresses traditional explanations based on the availability of naturaladdresses traditional explanations based on the availability of natural A rather odd little book by Galbraith A breif analysis of of the uestions and answers of Mass poverty as seen in the 1970s His solution seems to be just increase education to break the accomodation of the poor to their situation En innf ring som gir en god forst else av fattigdommens problem s rlig hvor uunng elig fattigdom er i f r industrielle samfunn This old booklet remained hidden. The Galbraith incisibeness clarity and wit are here brought to bear on the central aspects of the most important economic and social probelms of our time The Nature ofa rather oddrather odd book by Galbraith A breif analysis of
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stars because of a for which the author himself apologizes in the introduction these are transcriptions of lectures and while the lectures themselves must have been very interesting it cripples the written text Also some supporting statistics and graphs might have added value instead of the lengthy footnotesI think I will soon pick up The Bottom Billion Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It leaf once again through it for a review promised The MISERY OF BEING EXPLOITED BY THE of being exploited by the is nothing compared to the misery of not being exploited at all Joan RobinsonThe Nature of Mass Poverty is a story of euilibrium and accommodation It both examines and explains the persistence of poverty in poorer parts of the world well sourcedThree Stars Because Of A
EXPERIENCE BASED WRITING FROM A SMART PERSON BUT ISbased writing from a smart person but is limited in its criticisms of global capitalism. Ountries Or they create cause out of cure Capital and technical expertise being available from the rich countries shortage of these becomes the cause of povery in the po.