The highly successful '21st Century Debates' series looks at the enormous social and political issues in society at the start of the new millennium.
This book thoroughly explains the causes and consequences of debt in developing countries -- and how their future is inextricably linked to the policies of the developed world. It assesses the deeply destructive effects of debt on countries and individuals and ends by looking at possible solutions to resolve the crisis in the long term.
Throughout the book there are differing viewpoints, facts and debates which show the complexity of global debt and help the reader to make up their own minds about it. Weblinks with useful website addresses which link to site with more information about a particular topic are an added feature throughout the book.