Susan George (political scientist)

American political scientist

Susan George (born 1934) is a well-known writer on Third World poverty, underdevelopment and debt. She is a fellow of the Transnational Institute and is a critic of the present policies of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

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Susan George on the German Protestant Church Day, Cologne, 2007

She has been a consultant to United Nations agencies and is a frequent public speaker. She is American but lives in France.

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  • How the Other Half Dies (Penguin) 1976. Reprinted 1986, 1991 ISBN 0-14-013569-3 (An analysis of the real reasons for world hunger.)
  • A Fate Worse Than Debt (Penguin) 1988 ISBN 0-14-022789-X (An analysis of the reasons for Third World debt.)
  • The Debt Boomerang (Pluto Press) 1992 ISBN 0-7453-0594-6 (Continuing the theme of Third World debt and its harmful effects.)
  • The Lugano Report: On Preserving Capitalism in the 21st Century 1999 ISBN 0-7453-1532-1
  • Another World Is Possible If (Verso Books) 2004 ISBN 1844675106

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