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riddhi23 | Student, Grade 9 | Honors

Posted August 31, 2011 at 6:18 AM via web

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The Bottom Billion

I need help with The Bottom Billion. I'm in 9th grade.

What are the sections about in chapter 2?

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K.P.L. Hardison | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted September 2, 2011 at 7:52 AM (Answer #2)

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Chapter 2 of The Bottom Billion, by Paul Collier, discusses the two kinds of conflict that keep the poorest countries in poverty. The two sections discuss the details of the two kinds of conflict. The first kind of conflict is violent and perhaps prolonged civil war. The second kind of conflict is the short, sudden violence of a military coupe. Collier says both kinds "trap a country in poverty" (p. 17).

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riddhi23 | Student , Grade 9 | Honors

Posted September 6, 2011 at 5:35 AM (Answer #3)

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thanks but im actually looking for the section summaries lyke

section 1 = civil war

-blah blah blah blah

section 2 = coups

-blah blah blah blah

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