The Role Weak Institutions in Underdeveloped Countries

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Assignment 1: The Role Weak Institutions in Underdeveloped Countries
Courtney Roseman
Dr. John Croin
SOC 300-020 Society of Developing Countries
01/24/2016

How would you survive off of $2 a day as a family of four? Living on in one of the wealthiest nations on Earth that's not a question the citizen of the United States would have to trouble themselves with every day. In comparison to other countries around the world, that's their day to day reality. Living on two dollars a day limits their ability to necessities like clean drinking water, food, shelter. Access to healthcare, education and jobs are all limited resources when the question of survival depends on the inconceivable amount of money for survival. The need for survival doesn't become a paycheck to paycheck instance like in developed countries, but the need for survival is a day to day function. "Poverty is defined as the state or condition of having little or no money, goods or means of support (Poverty)." Many around the world ask the constant question of why we should care about developing the world. The connectedness of the world shows when problems arise in other countries it has the abilities to affect us and their allies. The paper will look into the underdevelopment of Gaza by identifying the weak institutions that make it so difficult to advance development, analyze the specific actions that the leadership of Gaza has taken and discuss whether or not the state's private institutions are working to improve development in Gaza. Gaza is the developing country I chose to further research about developing countries and citizens and governments way of life. Gaza is located in the country of Israel on the west coast called the Gaza Strip along the Mediterranean Sea northeast of Sinai Peninsula. The Gaza Strip is under Palestine control and considered separate from Israel. The country of…...

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