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Readership: This book is suitable as a main text for Development Economics courses for 2-3 year undergraduates as part of an undergraduate economics degree. It is also suitable for Politics undergraduate courses in Third World Politics.
Edited by Tim Allen, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics, and Alan Thomas, Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales Swansea
""Excellent guide to development issues", Philip O'Brien, University of Glasgow"
""Clear, well laid out; up to date references. Includes key authors; good mixture of text and illustrations" Dr A Bee, University of Leicester"
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: Gordon Wilson and Melissa Parker: Diseases of Poverty
5: David Wield and Joanna Chattaway: Unemployment and Making a Living
6: Tom Hewitt and Ines Smyth: Is the World Over-populated?
7: Phillip Woodhouse: Environmental Degredation and Sustainability
8: Tim Allen: A World at War
9: Agencies of Development Alan Thomas and Tim Allen
PART 3: THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION?
10: Janet Bujra: Diversity in Pre-Capitalist Societies
11: Henry Bernstein: Colonialism, Capitalism, Development
12: The Power of Colonial States David Potter
13: Tom Hewitt: Half a Century of Development
14: Andy Kilminster: 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: Ruth Pearson: Rethinking Gender Matters in Development
19: Gordon Wilson and Richard Heeks: Technology, Poverty and Development
20: Jo Beale: Life in the Cities
21: Tim Allen: 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