PRC - • Banker to the Poor Yunus questions • What are...

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Unformatted text preview: • Banker to the Poor Yunus questions: • What are the main obstacles among the population to alleviate poverty? • What are the main steps in Yunus’ discovery of who are the really, really poor? • What are the main agendas, philosophies, and approaches of Western aid agencies in alleviating poverty in Bangladesh? What are Yunus’ critiques of them? • What are donor agencies’ views on population control? What is Yunus’ critique? • China embarked on employing a Soviet economic model in the revolution in the Great Leap Forward • For many developing, former colonial countries the Soviet model had considerable appeal because it could leapfrog the creation of the bourgeoisie from Marxism • Soviet Union was able to protect itself from a Nazi invasion due to economic strength • Consumer goods weren’t produced very much, but the economy focused on heavy industry to build a stronger economy that could later support a better living standard • USSR became China’s largest consumer of exports • Equal distribution of land among rural peasants so there no large land tracts, incentive to keep people from moving from the cities and gained support of people • Drop in food production due to large amounts of family farms that didn’t generate enough to support the urban population, leading to a large famine later on • Chinese resented the constant Soviet input on implementation of som, but...
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