Betsy Hartmann's A Quiet Violence: View from a Bangladesh Village PDF

By Betsy Hartmann

A quiet violence at the present time stalks the villages and shanty cities of the 3rd international, the violence of pointless starvation. during this publication, Bengali-speaking american citizens take the reader to a Bangladesh village the place they lived for 9 months. There, the reader meets a few of the world's poorest humans - peasants, sharecroppers and landless employees - and a few of the not-so-poor those that cash in on their distress. The villagers' poverty isn't fortuitous, because of the divine dispensation or person failings of personality. quite, it's the end result of a protracted heritage of exploitation, culminating in a social order which at the present time advantages a number of on the cost of many.

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