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World Development book links: Inequality

The links to articles from newspaper and magazine web sites that are given below are intended as a source of current information that will help research into development issues and they could also be used for the article analysis coursework that is part of the World Development A level course. No list is definitive and the intention is to develop this gradually as a resource for anybody interested in global development.  

The articles are loosely categorized using the general headings in the text book but their content is often very broad.

Short Guardian article on land grabbing in Ethiopia with references to film on the same subject – http://www.guardian.co.uk/poverty-over/how-land-grabbing-is-wrecking-lives?INTCMP=SRCH

Guardian article about the rush to purchase and rent farmland in Ethiopia from the Ethiopian government by large international companies – http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/21/ethiopia-centre-global-farmland-rush?INTCMP=SRCH

Guardian article challenging the perception of overwhelming poverty in Africa – http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2011/may/05/one-three-africans-middle-class?INTCMP=SRCH

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