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The Resource A World fit for people : thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time., edited by Üner Kirdar and Leonard Silk

A World fit for people : thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time., edited by Üner Kirdar and Leonard Silk

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A World fit for people : thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time.
Title
A World fit for people
Title remainder
thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time.
Statement of responsibility
edited by Üner Kirdar and Leonard Silk
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A World Fit for People examines what impact the many dramatic worldwide changes - political, economic, social, cultural - are having on the lives of people all over the world. A collaborative effort of more than 50 thinkers from countries throughout the world, this remarkable book contains a range of specific proposals intended to convert threats to opportunities and fears to hopes, in order to foster an environment of peace, prosperity, and social harmony. Part One examines political aspects of changing systems and the links between democracy, development, and the market economy, addressing such issues as rising regionalism, "The West and the Rest," northern policies and southern responses, and the global role of transition countries. Part Two focuses on economic aspects of systemic change. Topics include the role of markets and governments in a free market economy, the plight of developing countries, conditions for aid, and the collapsing vision of global development. The roles of women and family, ethnic conflict, religion and, more generally, the human, social, cultural, and ecological aspects of change are considered in Part Three. The contributors advocate a respect for human rights and ethnic and religious diversity as a means of ensuring a pluralistic society. Part Four, which pays special attention to countries trying to overcome the legacy of "the old order," is devoted to such issues as the integration of underdeveloped countries into the global order; the privatization process; trade and payments reforms; and the risks of rapid transformation. A World Fit for People will serve as a useful guide to international economists, diplomats, political scientists, and students of international affairs
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1933-
  • 1918-1995
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  • Kirdar, Üner
  • Silk, Leonard Solomon
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  • Democracy
  • Economic development
  • Environmental policy
  • Social problems
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A World fit for people : thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time., edited by Üner Kirdar and Leonard Silk
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Publication
Note
"United Nations Development Programme Publications, UN sales no. E.93.III.B.2"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Development and Democracy in the Aid Relationship / Benjamin Bassin. Lessons for Africa / B.O. Abu Affan -- Markets and Governments. Change for the Better / G. Arthur Brown. Markets and States: Against Minimalism / Paul Streeten. Economic Freedom Based on Fairness / Nemir A. Kirdar. Global Change and Developing Countries / I.G. Patel. Is the Developed World Ceasing to Be an Engine of Growth? / Goran Ohlin -- Global Support for Development. New Environment for International Aid / Alexander Love. Developing Countries and Transition Countries / Makoto Taniguchi. Imposing Conditions on Aid / Ravi Gulhati. Collapsing Vision of Global Development / Keith Bezanson -- Social and Cultural Dimensions of Change. Human Aspects / Mahbub ul Haq. Social Aspects / Mary Chinery-Hesse. Paradigms for Paradise: Cultural Paradoxes in a World of Change / Talat Sait Halman. Containing Ethnic Conflict / Charles William Maynes. Religious Transformations and Societal Changes / Gedaliahu G. Stroumsa
  • The Role and Status of Family and Women / Basma Bint Talal. Self-Respect: A Key Value / Nicholaa Malet de Carteret -- Ecology and Development. Change in a Sustainable Orbit / Joseph C. Wheeler. Global Transition and Sustainability / Neva Goodwin. Environment and Transition / Sveneld Evteev -- Overcoming the Legacy of the Old Order. Economies in Transition / Norman Scott. On Becoming a Normal Economy / Holland Hunter. Dialectics of Transition from Communism to Capitalism / Shafiqul Islam. Difficulties in Transforming Economies / Daniel Daianu -- Countries in Transition and the World Economy. Changing the International Economic Environment / Christian Ossa. Integrating East and West / Salvatore Zecchini. Transition and Its Particularities / Adrian Nastase. Towards a New Era: Market Economy and Democracy / John Brademas. Transition and Transnational Corporations / David Gold and Persephone Economou. Regional Cooperation / Yaman Baskut. The Contribution of Private Citizens / David Bryer
  • The Learning Curve. Russia's Uncertain Prospects / Oleg T. Bogomolov. Transition in Ukraine / Anatoli Zlenko. Ukraine Branching Out from the CIS: A Critique / Andreas Gummich. Risks in Rapid Transformation / Jozef Pajestka. Shock Therapy and Possible Mitigating Measures / John S. Flemming -- Privatization and Trade. A Word in Search of a Denotation / Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. Privatization Process in Countries in Transition / Jozef M. van Brabant. Trade and Payments after the Soviet Collapse / John Williamson
Control code
28339560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 481 pages
Isbn
9780814746486
Lccn
93008945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1565457
Label
A World fit for people : thinkers from many countries address the political, economic, and social problems of our time., edited by Üner Kirdar and Leonard Silk
Publication
Note
"United Nations Development Programme Publications, UN sales no. E.93.III.B.2"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Development and Democracy in the Aid Relationship / Benjamin Bassin. Lessons for Africa / B.O. Abu Affan -- Markets and Governments. Change for the Better / G. Arthur Brown. Markets and States: Against Minimalism / Paul Streeten. Economic Freedom Based on Fairness / Nemir A. Kirdar. Global Change and Developing Countries / I.G. Patel. Is the Developed World Ceasing to Be an Engine of Growth? / Goran Ohlin -- Global Support for Development. New Environment for International Aid / Alexander Love. Developing Countries and Transition Countries / Makoto Taniguchi. Imposing Conditions on Aid / Ravi Gulhati. Collapsing Vision of Global Development / Keith Bezanson -- Social and Cultural Dimensions of Change. Human Aspects / Mahbub ul Haq. Social Aspects / Mary Chinery-Hesse. Paradigms for Paradise: Cultural Paradoxes in a World of Change / Talat Sait Halman. Containing Ethnic Conflict / Charles William Maynes. Religious Transformations and Societal Changes / Gedaliahu G. Stroumsa
  • The Role and Status of Family and Women / Basma Bint Talal. Self-Respect: A Key Value / Nicholaa Malet de Carteret -- Ecology and Development. Change in a Sustainable Orbit / Joseph C. Wheeler. Global Transition and Sustainability / Neva Goodwin. Environment and Transition / Sveneld Evteev -- Overcoming the Legacy of the Old Order. Economies in Transition / Norman Scott. On Becoming a Normal Economy / Holland Hunter. Dialectics of Transition from Communism to Capitalism / Shafiqul Islam. Difficulties in Transforming Economies / Daniel Daianu -- Countries in Transition and the World Economy. Changing the International Economic Environment / Christian Ossa. Integrating East and West / Salvatore Zecchini. Transition and Its Particularities / Adrian Nastase. Towards a New Era: Market Economy and Democracy / John Brademas. Transition and Transnational Corporations / David Gold and Persephone Economou. Regional Cooperation / Yaman Baskut. The Contribution of Private Citizens / David Bryer
  • The Learning Curve. Russia's Uncertain Prospects / Oleg T. Bogomolov. Transition in Ukraine / Anatoli Zlenko. Ukraine Branching Out from the CIS: A Critique / Andreas Gummich. Risks in Rapid Transformation / Jozef Pajestka. Shock Therapy and Possible Mitigating Measures / John S. Flemming -- Privatization and Trade. A Word in Search of a Denotation / Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen. Privatization Process in Countries in Transition / Jozef M. van Brabant. Trade and Payments after the Soviet Collapse / John Williamson
Control code
28339560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 481 pages
Isbn
9780814746486
Lccn
93008945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1565457

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