Poverty, Inequality and Development: The Challenge for Social Policy [chapter]

Social Policy for Development  
At the end of 20th century almost all poverty quasi nation states have strategically been alienated without any support by any means vies a vies the power of global market and natural selection processes controlled by industrial and technological revolution. In trend as such, only a little developing countries left possess strategically advantages, as those prime food and oil exporter states two resources that increase strategically and significant for daily need of life due to world booming of
more » ... population number. The paper is on the basis of Hall and Midgley's book (2004) Social Policy for Development supported by other relevant literatures especially issues written by Indonesian scholars. Debate on global poverty one should consider at least structuralism and radical structuralism and dominative structuralism. Some development strategy have been applied by developing nation to eliminate poverty, unfortunately they are trapped by capitalism. The principle of trickledown effect gives no benefit at all toward poor people due to the fact that most economic resources allocation remain in the hand of the least capitalists
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