The Politics of World Hunger: Grass-Roots Politics and World Poverty

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Index
Abortion rate, 56, 57, 61, 68
Africa, 4, 73, 209; food production, 29, 36-38; gap between rich and poor, 86-87; per capita income, 36; population explosion, 59-60; shantytowns, 101; tribal land tenure, 94; tribalism, 207; See alsonames of countries
Agency for International Development (AID), 169, 170, 173
Agnew, Spiro, 199
Agricultural development, 91-97; industry and, 98-100; labor- intensive approach, 93-94; land reform, 94-97; neglect of, 85; revolution of attitudes, 91-93
Aguirre, Dr. Alfredo, 60
Algae, single-cell, 41
Algeria, 36
Allen, 214
Allende, Salvador, 123-124, 152, 217
Alliance for Progress, 95, 96, 163, 175-176, 207
Amazon region, 47
American Freedom from Hunger Foundation, 221-222
American Indians, 146
American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T), 75
Anaconda Corporation, 165
Angola, 37
Appleman, Philip, 46
Aquino, Francisco, 111
Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 185-186
Arms race, 4-5; cost of, 184-187; poor nations, 190-191; proposed end to, 11
Asia, 4, 31-35, 73; farm land, 94; food production, 29, 31-35; gap between rich and poor, 86- 87; population explosion, 32, 53-58; rate of production per farmer, 32; See alsonames of countries
Asian Development Bank, 88
Asian Drama (Myrdal), 148
Aswan Dam, 37-38, 59
Australia, 169
Balance-of-payments deficit, 173
Banco Central de Chile, 123
Bangladesh, 15, 54, 72-73, 122; per capita income, 34; population growth, 58; productive capacity, 75, 76
Bay of Pigs invasion, 151
Beaufort County ( South Carolina), 130-131
Behrhorst, Carroll, 127-128
Belgium, 169
Berg, Alan, 40
Black, Eugene R., 31
Blindness in children, 33

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  • Title Page v
  • Contents ix
  • A Note to the Reader xix
  • Part 1 - Hunger, Population, and Poverty 1
  • 1 - Establishing a Point of View 3
  • 2 - The Hungry Majority 19
  • 3 - The Poor Have More 45
  • 4 - A Widening Gap 71
  • Part II - The Way Out 79
  • 5 - The Development Struggle 81
  • 6 - Agricultural Development 91
  • 7 - Industrial Development 98
  • 8 - Trade 104
  • 9 - Economic Assistance 109
  • 10 - Models of Development 114
  • 11 - Food or Clean Air ? 129
  • Part III - U.S. Policy 143
  • 12 - The Rediscovery of America 145
  • 13 - Trade, Free and Fair 154
  • 14 - Profits Abroad 161
  • 15 - Foreign Aid: a Case of Intentions 167
  • 16 - Let Them Eat Missiles 183
  • Part IV - A Program for Action 195
  • 17 - Proposal for Global Development 197
  • 18 - Political Nuts and Bolts 213
  • Index 239
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