Monday, February 23, 2015

Asia's Drama: The Condition And Status Of Women

Asian Drama was the title of a 1968 three-volume opus by the late Swedish Economics Nobel Laureate Gunnar Myrdal. The subtitle was: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations. In the 1960s to the extent that there were promising developing countries at all, they tended to be seen in Latin America, in de-colonizing Africa and in the Middle East, notably Iran. Asia, on the other hand, mired in poverty and wars, was hopeless: a drama, a tragedy.

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