poverty and development

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With each chapter introducing the students to a key topic, this book is written by a specialist author, using questions, diagrams, tables, photographs, and chapter summaries to illustrate and clarify the text. Together the authors aim to help students of development economics, international politics, history, geography, and anthropology.This is the second edition of the immensely successful international text Poverty and Development in the 1990s. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, and is written by a specialist in the field. Learning aids include: chapter questions; summaries; key concepts; photographs, cartoons, and maps; and lists of acronyms, abbreviations, and organizations.

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; 5. Unemployment and Making a Living; 6. Is the World Over-populated?; 7. Environmental Degredation and Sustainability; 8. A World at War; 9. Agencies of Development Alan Thomas and Tim Allen; PART 3: THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION?; 10. Diversity in Pre-Capitalist Societies; 11. Colonialism, Capitalism, Development; 12. The Power of Colonial States David Potter; 13. Half a Century of Development; 14. Socialist Models of Development; 15 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; 19. Technology, Poverty and Development; 20. Life in the Cities; 21. Taking Culture Seriously; PART 5: THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT; 22 GENETIC ENGINEERING OF DEVELOPMENT? MYTHS AND POSSIBILITIES JOANNA CHATAWAY, LES LEVIDOW AND SUSAN CARR; 23 THE NEW POLITICS OF IDENTITY TIM ALLEN AND JOHN EADE; 24 INDUSTRIALIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT: PROSPECTS AND DILEMMAS JOANNA CHATAWAY AND TIM ALLEN 

Uitgavejaar 2000
ISBN 9780198776260
Verschijningsdatum 1 jan. 2000
Omvang 584
Auteur(s) allen
Taal Engels
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