TITLE

Poor Like Whom?

AUTHOR(S)
DALRYMPLE, THEODORE
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
National Review;2/10/2014, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at how poverty is defined and interpreted, as of 2014. He recounts his own experience of living on very little money while a student. He notes that poverty is relative, with those classified as poor in rich countries having far more goods than many people in poor countries. He presents a discussion of the subject by 18th century English writer Samuel Johnson.
ACCESSION #
93882691

 

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