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The Churches and the Charities on the Brandt Report

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary The public response in Britain to the Brandt Report has been remarkably strong. The Report's moral language and its argument for an equitable and secure world economy have acted as a rallying call for the development NGOs. Their activities over the past year are described. The...

1 April 1981

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Extracts from Parliamentary Debates on the Brandt Report in the House of Commons

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary Extracts from speeches by Christopher Brocklebank?Fowler, Sir Ronald Bell, loan Evans, Peter Shore, Tom McNally, Sir Bernard Braine, Edward Heath, Dame Judith Hart, Eric Deakins, Clinton Davis, Gwyneth Dunwoody, Richard Wainwright, Guy Barnett. Resume Extraits des débats de la...

1 April 1981

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The North?South Dialogue: the Report of the Brandt Commission

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary The Brandt Report makes out an unanswerable case for pursuing common interests in social justice, peace and economic development, and for the urgency of redistributing incomes towards the developing countries. But it fails to give due recognition to the role of trade unions, which have...

1 April 1981

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The Role of Business in the World Economy

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary The Brandt Report fails to recognise that developing countries are now looking to private enterprise as the powerhouse in their development. It overemphasises redistribution (aid) as against wealth creation (of which companies are the agents) and mistakenly asserts that governments have...

1 April 1981

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The Brandt Report—a Christian Reaction

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary Christians have an obligation to support the cause of the underprivileged and this means working for economic reform. Whether we like it or not we are obliged to think in international terms and resolve some of our problems on the international stage—the Brandt Report provides a frame...

1 April 1981

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The Brandt Commission Report

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary Memorandum prepared by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for the Overseas Development Sub?Committee of the Foreign Affairs Committee. The general approach and analysis of the Brandt Report are discussed. The Government believe strongly in the merits of the present world economic...

1 April 1981

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Extracts from Ministerial Statements

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary Extracts from speeches by the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington, Minister of State at the Foreign Office Douglas Hurd and the Minister for Overseas Development Neil Marten. Resume Extraits des déclarations officielles Extraits des discours...

1 April 1981

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One Year After Brandt

The IDS Bulletin Vol. 12 Nos. 2


Summary Governments have taken little action on the Brandt Report partly because of lack of political will, but more fundamentally because of Northern governments' failure to understand their stake in the development of the South. Equally important are the misunderstandings on the part of both...

1 April 1981

Book

Seasonal Dimensions to Rural Poverty

The process which has led to this book was sparked off by the discovery in a seminar at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex that in both northern Nigeria and a part of Bangladesh there was a peak in births in the late wet season. This led organisers and participants...

1 January 1981