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The End of the Third World: Divergent growth and economic crises Lecture Eleven I. Third World Bifurcation ! Third World development “radically changed” 1979-1982 ! Bifurcation 1975-1990: East Asia “takes off” while sub-Saharan Africa “left behind” ! SSA’s negative growth began after 1975: “No character Faw” that makes African economies/societies incapable of growth (Table 1 in Arrighi) ! So why did this happen? ! Arrighi: Must look at regions as “geo-historical individuals” with different capabilities to cope with change. Regional GNP as % of World GN P (per capita) 1960 1995 Sub-Saharan Africa Latin America South Asia East Asia Third World North America ±irst World TW as % of ±W 19 11 71 61 6 7 7 23 16 22 443 334 359 475 4 5 Percent change in GNP per capita as % of world GNP 1960-1975 1975-1990 1960-1999 Sub-Saharan Africa Latin America South Asia East Asia Third World North America ±irst World -5 -33 -47 +3 -19 -15 -12 +20 +17 +29 +89 +257 +6 +12 +44 -26 +44 +10 +15 +16 +35
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course DEV STD C 1 taught by Professor Trist during the Fall '09 term at Berkeley.

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