A satellite photo of North and South Korea at night. Basically every history of an African country includes one or more violent transitions of power after its independence. First, such a lack of maintenance damages the physical equipment. People in these countries earn enough money so that they can borrow even more and buy their own houses and cars. On the other hand, some countries facing the same reality of poverty in the 1960s have been able to pull themselves out of poverty and even join the circle of developed countries.
Socio-economic- Money, certain corrupt officials in government etc. Some Muslims also used violence for response, and protests in Muslim countries led to over 30 deaths. Effects If people did indeed neglect the state of physical equipment, then the effects of this negligence would be two-fold. Monies spent in poor countries are for what we consider Maslows Hierarchy of need-food, shelter, clothing. This would be a rather unhelpful notion of responsibility. So many people own cars that roads are traffic jammed.
But separating the quality of institutions from culture, and especially from the norms which underlie aspects of social interaction such as trust and reciprocity, is a daunting challenge. Poorer countries many also face the problem of high inflation. It is the yellow spot in the red map of Africa. Yet family planning is seen as ethically good, and there is no opposition against contraception. Smaller engagements cost less, but still consume time and money.
Furthermore, as of now, only a tiny percentage of the money reaches the people at all. Things we take for granted, like a good health care system are not always present in poorer countries, adding a further problem in allowing them to grow and improve themselves. Corruption is frustrating for countries as they are left behind others and is also dis-heartening and dis-empowering. They use modern technology and conveniences, do not live in closed or collective communities, and hold regular jobs. Discussion I do not know why people build so many unfinished houses. At the same time, no non-Western government stepped in either.
These may be business interests, interests of power, or criminal interests. Punishment happens either by whipping or by death. Also known as productive resources. Red Tape Hypothesis Everybody hates complicated bureaucratic procedures. Thus, it seems as if lack of control and the impression of lack of control reinforced each other.
For every unit of money sent abroad, the country needs to export an equivalent amount of goods, in order to not bleed out financially. We may say that people should live together in peace and therefore not split into different countries. Poorer countries will always be a step behind. This makes it hard, if not impossible, for the ordinary citizen to oppose the government. However, for an economy to continue to produce more goods and services aggregate supply must also increase, which many poorer countries struggle to do.
They imply that the country would actually be moving out of poverty. Therefore, all of todays older cultures would encourage having many children. Nor does it differentiate between important and negligible factors. This may go together with a general attitude of scapegoating. Yet, if for decades, people do not want to live in peace together in the same country, then there is no reason to think that this will change. However, the basic problem of malnutrition seems to be accessible even to uneducated people: If a household has difficulties feeding 1 child, it will have more difficulties feeding 10 children. Honor killings are just the most violent and visible excesses of a culture that is largely hostile to women.
Yet, on the long run, continuous maintenance might be cheaper than the costs of replacing something that has broken down. Here, I just want to say that this opinion came up in discussions. Discussion Most people, most governments, and most businesses are against excessive bureaucracy. Europe is rich for a wide variety of reasons and the same goes for east Asia and north America. Misplanning Hypothesis Poverty is directly correlated with the amount of resources that are available to the individual. The country is there to serve the people, not vice versa. Robert Reich points this out in his text, Why the Rich Are Getting Richer and the Poor, Poorer.