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Updated in its 7th edition, The Challenge of Third World Development examines political, economic, and social change in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Exploring common issues and problems in these regions, this text helps readers grasp the structural dynamics and human stories behind development. Accessibly written for readers of any social science background, The Challenge of Third World Development immerses readers in issues like democratization, global warming, and women’s changing roles and encourages them to understand what drives these issues at an individual, national, and global level.

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From the Publisher

“If you want one text to give students an introduction to the developing world, Handelman is it. It's free of jargon and expertly written.”—Wendy Hunter, University of Texas-Austin

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205208562
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 8/20/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard Handelman is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Understanding Underdevelopment

Chapter 2. Democratic Change and the Change to Democracy

Chapter 3. Religion and Politics

Chapter 4. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism and Ethnic Conflict

Chapter 5. Women and Development

Chapter 6. Agrarian Reform and the Politics of Rural Change

Chapter 7. Rapid Urbanization and the Politics of the Urban Poor

Chapter 8. Revolutionary Change

Chapter 9. Soldiers and Politics

Chapter 10. The Political Economy of Third World Development

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