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The Feasible Alternatives Thesis: Kicking away the livelihoods of the global poor

Barry, Christian; Overland, Gerhard

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Many assert that affluent countries have contributed in the past to poverty in developing countries through wars of aggression and conquest, colonialism and its legacies, the imposition of puppet leaders, and support for brutal dictators and venal elites. Thomas Pogge has recently argued that there is an additional and, arguably, even more consequential way in which the affluent continue to contribute to poverty in the developing world. He argues that when people cooperate in instituting and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49749
Source: Politics, Philosophy and Economics
DOI: 10.1177/1470594X10387273

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