Jack Saturday

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Anti-Job Quote Of The Week 15

Culturally perceived poverty need not be real material poverty: sustenance economies, which satisfy basic needs through self-provisioning, are not poor in the sense of being deprived. Yet the ideology of development declares them so because they do not participate overwhelmingly in the market economy, and do not consume commodities produced for and distributed through the market even though they might be satisfying those needs through self-provisioning mechanisms.
How To End Poverty: Making Poverty History And The History Of Poverty

May 15, 2005
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Vandana Shiva


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