Keywordsdevelopment policies and practices
Planning & Development
Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
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AbstractAs hinted in Chapter 9, Western Europe went through two distinct phases of development since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. It really came out of poverty in the thirty years after the Second World War with the advent of the society of consumption; however, in recent years poverty has re-emerged with the economic difficulties on both sides of the Atlantic. In India and China, the scene is much more complex because the Industrial Revolution and the society of consumption are growi...