Mahbub ul Haq

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  • Human Development And Poverty Essay

    difficulty in measuring such other provisions or capabilities led to their disregard according to Ranis et al (2006 p. 342). In the 1970s, Mahbub ul Haq working under the auspices of the World Bank started challenging the concept of income as a reliable indicator of the level of human development. According to him, there were other critical aspects of human life that were being left out, and consequently, the policies developed and adopted by the World Bank and recommended for other countries were deficient. Mahbub ul Haq as a policy director in the World Bank in the 1970s had not only the intellectual background to understand the limitations of the use of economic measurement of human development but could also see that the policies of the World Bank were not working as expected in promoting development in a host of countries, mostly the developing countries that scored lowly in economic measurements (Chiappero-Martinetti et al., 2015 p. 121). The developing countries included his home country, Pakistan. Between 1988 and 1990, the UNDP embarked on the process of revising the concepts and definitions of human development led by Amartya Sen and Mahbub ul Haq who were highly reputable developmental economists and the most important challengers of the single economic measurement of human development (Chiappero-Martinetti et al., 2015 p. 126). Sen and Haq mainly promoted the ideas that human development involved several dimensions in addition to economic wellbeing that needed to…

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  • Benair Bhutto Gender Roles

    society 's definition and expectation of gender. Benair Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953 in Karachi, Pakistan. She came from a prominent political family. At the age of 16 she left her homeland to study at Harvard 's Radcliffe College. She earned her undergraduate degree and in 1977 was awarded her second degree. She later returned home where her father Zilfikar Ali Bhutto was elected prime minister. He was seized by the militay and was imprisoned shortly after her arrival back. In 1979 he was…

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  • The Holidays Of The Eid-Ul-Fitr

    As Ramadan comes to an end, many Islam believers will end the month long fasting with the celebration of Eid- ul-fitr (EID). The Eid al-Fitr (the Feast of Fast-Breaking) is also known as the Eid as-Saghir (the Lesser Eid), and comes first in the Islamic calendar. Eid falls on the first three days after Ramadan (Noakes, Greg). Eid-ul-fitr “One of the most important holidays of the Muslim calendar lasts for three days. It is a festival of victory and faith, time for relaxation, of hope renewed,…

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  • Religion In Islam Research Paper

    INTRODUCTION Islam is considered to be a way of life rather than simply an organized religion due to its comprehensive nature. To maintain the quality standard in healthcare, both the patient and practitioners need to understand each other’s point of view. Most likely, the practitioner should always be aware of the patient’s ethnics and culture. Practitioners also need to have an understanding of and comprehension for the beliefs and religious preferences of their Muslim patients in order to…

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  • Dehumanization In The Rohingya

    The Muslim Rohingya minority have lived alongside the predominately Buddhist majority in Burma since the 11th century (“Persecution of,” n.d.). According to Wikipedia, Burmese King Bayinnaung banned prominent Muslim holidays such as Eid al-Adha and Eid al- Fitr (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Shortly after, Burmese king Bodawpaya slaughtered four of the country’s most influential religious leaders for refusing to eat pork (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Recently, in June 2012, the brutality escalated…

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  • Research Paper On Saudi Arabia

    religion of Islam created in the seventh century in what is presently Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was established in the year of 1932 by Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, and it has been governed by his posterity following the time when. Saudi Arabia had an expected populace/population of approximately 28.83 million and a populace thickness of 11.7 persons for every square kilo meter. Around twenty three percent of the populace (adding up to around 5.4 million individuals) is made up of outside…

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  • The Hobbit: A Short Story

    We have been friends for three years, but it feels longer. After we first met, I always knew her as the one who didn’t like pork. I’d ask her “Why don’t you like pork!?” She would say “I don’t know, I just don’t like it.” I’d tell myself, “How could she not like pork!?” “Maybe she is just allergic”. I personally thought pork was tasty, depending how a person prepares the meat. This question stuck with me throughout our friendship. As the months, days passed, the answer began to reveal itself. …

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  • Importance Of Young Adults Relationships With Parents

    Family celebrations or rituals can be birthday celebrations; religious holidays and also activities that involved patterned family interactions. My family celebrated each and every one of the celebrations listed above. For examples, during birthdays, we sit down together as family and plan a surprise party and celebrate together and also make sure that most of us can make it to celebrate it. Besides, during religious holidays such as Eid Ul Fitr, my small and extended family will gathered…

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  • The Importance Of Water Privatization In Mexico

    areas or sources that the companies that they are allowed to work with. The framework will give a system that restricts and prohibits privatizing water to prevent the problem of privatization of waters between countries. This will stop the overuse of water, which eventually leads to deforestation in the aspect of environmentalism. In the economic aspect, the water would be provided to not only the wealthy people but people who need them. The children die everyday and drink cola, since…

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  • Mann Deshi Sahakari Bank Case Study

    promoted the Mann Deshi Mahila Sahakari Bank (MDMSB), the first ever women’s rural co-operative bank in Maharashtra, which aims at rural women entrepreneurship development through its first of its kind financial capability model. Key Words: Economic Development, Social Entrepreneurs, Financial Capability, Employment Generation, Women Empowerment. Introduction “Humanity’s greatest advances are not in its discoveries, but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity” - Bill Gates The…

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