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Managing Development in a Globalized World by Ahmed Shafiqul Huque, Habib Zafarullah

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Chapter 1Contextualizing Development in a Globalized World

Massive poverty and obscene inequality are such terrible scourges of our times—times in which the world boasts breathtaking advances in science, technology, industry and wealth accumulation—that they have to rank alongside slavery and apartheid as social evils.

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The Changing World

The world has been changing and changing rapidly. After the end of World War II, the political map of the world underwent significant transformations. Borders were redrawn, new states formed, and ...

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