Unformatted text preview: base a simple one: Why aren’t they like us? That is why are poor countries poor ? Transforming an average family in the U.S. into a average family in the underdeveloped world today: In the home: Our home will be noticeably more sparsely appointed (i.e., out with much of the beds, chairs, tables, televisions, telephones, stereos, lamps, clothes in the closet). Examples: (2002) In the world’s poorest 118 societies, there were 82 phone lines for every 1,000 people and 190 televisions for the every 1,000 people. By contrast, in the world’s 24 richest countries, there were 590 lines/ 1,000 people and 756 televisions/ 1,000 people....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course AS 100 taught by Professor Art during the Fall '08 term at Indiana.
- Fall '08