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Pover-tology/Pobre-tología. Que es?


Verb. Science of life or living matter on the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support due to the economic system, especially with reference to origin, growth, reproduction, structure, and behavior. 221 more words

Wan's Weird Wednesday: Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)

“That is one of the signs of underdevelopment: the incapacity to relate things, to accumulate experience, and evolve.”

And now for something a lot more cultural. 715 more words


Dependency Theory: An Introduction

By ‘Manapo ‘Mokose

Dependency theory is a theory of development that was formed in the 1950s as a response to research conducted by Raul Prebisch, then Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA). 1,647 more words

Social Theory

Nobody can stop me

Nobody can stop me

Of course, we know
Nobody can stop you from being
That which you have purposed to be,
Lord over all these hapless beings; 192 more words



You abet the rustler and
Tip off the cowherd,
Declaim to be a servant of the public
And yet exude power in every pore… 73 more words

Religion and Africa Underdevelopment: my apprehension about organised Religion in contemporary Africa

Nearly all religion was brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors and used as the framework to control their minds. My main point here is that if you are a child of god and god is a part of you, then in your imagination god is supposed to look like you and when you accept a picture of the deity assigned to you by another people you become the spiritual prisoner of that other people. 

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