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The Social Dimensions of the Crisis

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
  • Igor E. Reyf
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Abstract

Life on $1.25 a day for 17% of the third world’s population—25 thousand malnutrition deaths per day—Poverty as the prime polluter—Immigrants, the new proletariat of developed countries—The hostile environment of megalopolises.

Keywords

Poverty Absolute poverty Extreme poverty Multidimensional Poverty Index Hunger Famine Malnutrition Malnutrition effects Freshwater access Waterborne illness Developing-world pollution Tropical deforestation Deforestation rankings Millennium development goals Development aid Human Development Index Immigration Immigrants Refugees Illegal immigration Economic inequality Sovereign debt Debt write-downs Muslim diaspora Multiculturalism Social segregation Radicalization Megapolis environment Environmental aggressiveness Noise pollution Light pollution Information pollution Overcrowding 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
    • 1
  • Igor E. Reyf
    • 2
  1. 1.Correspondent Member of Russian Academy of SciencesDirector of the Water Problems Institute of RASMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Freelance Journalist/WriterFrankfurt am MainGermany

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