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Chapter 14 (POLS)
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Which of the following characterizes developing countries?
all of the above
The poorest and least economically developed region in the world is
The term neocolonialism refers to
control of the economic resources of developing countries by the developed countries.
What is the major reason that developed countries provide humanitarian and developmental aid to countries in the Global South?
to further their own military and economic interests
The International Monetary Fund is
a consortium of banks that arranges loans for the developing countries.
Which of the following states has recently established a constitutional democracy after a long postcolonial era of authoritarianism and political decay?
According to the Freedom House (2006) analysis, the highest proportion of "free" countries is in
Latin America and the Caribbean.*
Wars between nonadjacent developing countries
Low commitment to both democratic participation and resource equality is characteristic of regimes termed
Which of the following is an obstacle to prosperity?
Microcredit in developing countries has
enabled many poor people to start small businesses.
Which of the following is not a challenge to stability?
political leaders acceptance of limited mandate
Which of the following is an obstacle to prosperity in many developing countries?
Revolutionary socialist regimes
provide a very limited political role for the large majority of the population.
Which of the following is not directly attributable to the green revolution?
higher rate of deforestation
Developing countries which rank considerably higher on the HDI than on GDP/capita are
likely to have used public policy aggressively to redistribute prosperity.
Which of the following is not an obstacle to prosperity in most developing countries?
new agricultural technologies
Which of the following statements about industrialization in the developing countries is
ndustrialization has succeeded more frequently under command economies than under market economies.
Most recent United Nations peacekeeping actions in developing countries
have been a response to internal political violence.
By the late 1980s, a key economic strategy of most developing countries was
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