Poverty And Development: Into The 21st Century (u208 Third World Development).

Poverty And Development: Into The 21st Century (u208 Third World Development)

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  • ISBN 10: 0198776268
  • ISBN 13: 9780198776260


The new edition of this immensely successful textbook will help students of development economics to see through simplistic analyses and solutions to an understanding of what is perhaps the world's most complex and pressing problem area. Each chapter, written by a specialist in the field, includes discussion questions and chapter summaries, and is generously illustrated with diagrams, tables and photographs.Contents:Part 1: Conceptions of Poverty and Development 1. Poverty and the 'end of development'--Alan Thomas 2. Meanings and Views of Development--Alan Thomas Part 2: A World of Problems? 3. Understanding Famine and Hunger--Ben Crow 4. Diseases of Poverty--Gordon Wilson and Melissa Parker5. Unemployment and Making a Living--David Wield and Joanna Chattaway6. Is the World Over-populated?--Tom Hewitt and Ines Smyth7. Environmental Degradation and Sustainability--Phillip Woodhouse8. A World at War--Tim Allen9. Agencies of Development--Alan Thomas and Tim Allen Part 3: The Great Transformation? 10. Diversity in Pre-Capitalist Societies--Janet Bujra11. Colonialism, Capitalism, Development--Henry Bernstein12. The Power of Colonial States--David Potter 13. Half a Century of Development--Tom Hewitt14. Socialist Models of Development--Andy Kilminster15. The Second 'Great Transformation'? Capitalism at the end of the Twentieth Century--John Harriss Part 4: Understanding Development Now 16. Sustainable Globalization? The Global Politics of Development and Exclusion in the New World Order--Anthony McGrew 17. Democratization,'Good Governance' and Development--David Potter 18. Rethinking Gender Matters in Development--Ruth Pearson19. Technology, Poverty and Development--Gordon Wilson and Richard Heeks20. Life in the Cities--Jo Beale21. Taking Culture Seriously--Tim AllenPart 5: The Future of Development 22. Genetic Engineering of Development? Myths and possibilities--Joanna Chataway, Les Levidow and Susan Carr23. The New Politics of Identity--Tim Allen and John Eade24. Industrialization and Development: Prospects and Dilemmas--Joanna Chataway and Tim Allen

Other Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Language: Eng
  • Edition: 2
  • Dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)
  • Pages: 584
  • Date Published: 2000
  • Authors: Allen, Tim