Challenging Global Inequality: Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Challenging Global Inequality: Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Alastair Greig, Mark Turner, David Hulme
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403948240

ISBN-13: 9781403948243

Pub. Date: 02/20/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This major new text provides systematic coverage of classical and more recent theoretical approaches to inequality and poverty, as well as a thorough assessment of development in the twentieth century and its prospects for the twenty-first. Taking full account of the impact of globalization, US hegemony, and the challenges of environmental sustainability and

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This major new text provides systematic coverage of classical and more recent theoretical approaches to inequality and poverty, as well as a thorough assessment of development in the twentieth century and its prospects for the twenty-first. Taking full account of the impact of globalization, US hegemony, and the challenges of environmental sustainability and community participation, it sets out a range of alternative views, models and paths for development from the UN's Millennium Development Goals to their radical critics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403948243
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/20/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 10.23(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Story So Far
• The Nature of Poverty and Inequality
• Measuring Development
• History and Theory in Development
• Post-War Development in Practice
• Challenging Development Practice: Goals for a New Millennium
• The Framework for Twenty-First Century Development
• The Challenge of Globalization
• Challenging the Development Framework
• Development Practice and Forms of Participation
• Conclusion: The Ends of Development

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