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Wylie, Lawren November 14, 2007 PoliSci7—Belkin; TA: Jade G. Powerfully exemplified in the “Poverty Resources” website, the welfare of  most third world countries in a global sense is shocking and distressing.  Compared with major world powers, such as the United States or the U.K., third  world countries are dismally caught in poverty traps. It is evident that the  countries caught in poverty (or underdevelopment) traps are in major logistical,  economic, and social distress.  The underdevelopment trap can be defined as a vicious cycle in which  poverty is almost impossible to escape or avoid. The underdevelopment trap in  previously colonized countries can be interpreted as “fallout” from such previous  occupation. As with Africa, Western European powers once controlled and  dominated the region—as well as economically. While European capitalists  were in control of the region, they structured the economic system to be 
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