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Poverty and Development into the 21st Century

Edited By: Tim Allen and Alan Thomas

572 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Jan 2000 | #130331 | ISBN: 0198776268
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About this book

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 lists of acronyms, abbreviations, and organizations

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


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; 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

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