The creation of wealth and poverty: means and ways by Hassan Bougrine

By Hassan Bougrine

The production of Wealth and Poverty is a research of the capacity and methods during which wealth and poverty are created in either constructed and constructing international locations. It places a selected emphasis at the position performed by way of fiscal coverage in shaping the stratification of recent societies via particular programmes facing problems with task production, poverty and environmental degradation. This publication is worried with the social results of the continuing main issue in finance, improvement and the surroundings. via targeting the political, felony and fiscal associations that govern society and the economic climate, the ebook presents an research of wealth and poverty from a old point of view. It exhibits how fiscal and social guidelines of the neoliberal version have resulted in an increase in unemployment, poverty and inequality and, consequently, made societies extra polarized.

This quantity might be of serious curiosity to policymakers, lecturers and scholars who examine political economic climate, improvement economics and macroeconomics.

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We define direct democracy here as a process by which citizens collectively Democracy in government: policymaking 37 make decisions regarding all matters that concern their community whether at the local, regional or national level. Obviously, in large societies, there is the problem of how local citizen bodies can be ‘represented’ at the regional or national levels. e. their expertise. Once these so-called experts become professional politicians, they become distinguished, socially eminent, notables, and acquire political power over their fellow citizens, thus becoming members of the political elite.

Just what type of government do the people deserve? Ironically, it was a politician, Thomas Jefferson (1812, vol.  is the only legitimate object of government and the first duty of governors” (Jefferson, 1811, vol. 13: 41). In the political field, it can be said that the greatest achievement in the twentieth century has been the acceptance of the ‘one person, one vote’ principle. When each person, free of any influence, exercises their right to vote, there is a certain sense of equality. Universal direct suffrage gives democracy in government but for this to be effective, it should be as easy to remove political representatives from office as electing them to any level of government.

Haas, J. (1981) “Class Conflict and the State in the New World” in Jones, G. D. and R. R. Kautz (eds), The Transition to Statehood in the New World (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 80–102). Harvey, D. (2005) A Brief History of Neoliberalism (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press). Hayek, F. A. (1994 [1944]) The Road to Serfdom (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press). Herman, E. S. and N. Chomsky (1988) Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (New York: Pantheon Books).

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