Debate about Aid

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What do neo-liberals believe aid creates?
Dependency
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What theorist is a neo-liberal?
Bauer
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What are the is the first key point of this theory?
Aid makes people reliant on handouts and they lose their initiatve and incentive to work.
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What is the second key point?
Third world countries have failings and aid doesn help this but makes them more dependant.
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What is the third key point?
Aid suggests that the thirld world are incapable of developing lile the west did.
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What do neo-marxists state about aid?
It creates imperialism
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What theorist is a neo-marxist?
Hayter
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What is the first point?
That aid is conditional- strings attached and rich countries exercise power over poorer countries.
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What is the second point?
Aid doesn't aleviate poverty- doesnt protect interests of poor countries
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What is the third point?
Aid doesn't help the poor because it goes to governments who may use it to prop up corrupt governments.
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