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Development Studies: A Reader

Edited By: S Corbridge

Hodder Arnold

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #41504 | ISBN: 0340614528
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #41503 | ISBN: 0340632127
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Brings together in a single volume a representative set of readings on the nature of contemporary development, including theories and models of development, agrarian change and rural development.

...will be required reading for all undergraduates and Masters students concerned with development studies. -- Geography, Vol 81, Part 2, April 1996 Taken together, the texts selected and Corbridge's introductory remarks do present a broad overview of the field of develpment studies. -- European Journal of Develoopmental Research The editor's own comments and reviews of central debates are excellent and reflect intimate knowledge of the field and the competing positions and theories. -- European Journal of Developmental Research An excellent update of earlier readers. -- Development and Change An excellent update of earlier readers. -- Development and Change


Development studies; thinking about development; agrarian change and rural development; how poor people survive - the weapons of the weak; urbanization and industrialization; the global political economy; new directions in development studies.

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