Sociologists and other social scientists challenge the marginalization of Third-World
women in discourses on neoliberal globalization.
Sa'ad Lahril writes that the failure of a Third-World
general practitioner to do a Pap smear is inexcusable and negligent.
city, with its manifold, ungovernable flows, offers the richest and most perverse example of this sort of uncontrolled building; so it's hardly surprising that artists from Latin America, more than anywhere else, have taken up this theme in various ways, to the extent that some critics have detected a trend or fashion at work: the exploitation of the aesthetics of the shantytown.
During the weeklong conference, sundry academics, social planners, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and Third-World
potentates directed a chorus of accusations and frivolous charges against the world's wealthy countries, especially the United States, for their alleged role in the misfortunes afflicting the world's poor.
UNCTAD was then the UN agency most seriously concerned with problems of third-world
development as they related to international economic relations.
These are vital issues for the future of the arts in South Africa and will have resounding implications in years to come: will the government see beyond the supposed divisions between first-world and third-world
arts, Eurocentrism and Afrocentrism, subsidies and development?
As developing Third-World
nations increasingly move toward free-market economies, they face heightened exposure to worldwide firms and WMT.
A half-hour video about third-world
deforestation and tree planting can only hope to raise questions, and the important measure of its success is whether it raises the right questions.