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The greening of development theory: good news or bad news for the poor in the Third World?

Burgess, Michael


The present concern for the environment presents an important opportunity with which to pressurise governments and international organisations into making a greater effort to alleviate poverty in the developing world. However, the poor analysis of many environmentalists could actually result in them supporting policies that discriminate against the poor. This paper is concerned with the way in which such poor analysis could reinforce a number of questionable ideas held by others in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Australian Development Studies Centre/Network
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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