Development Studies / Edition 1

Development Studies / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Haynes
     
 

British, US, and Swedish political scientists survey the various theories behind political, economic, and social development efforts, focusing on the post-Cold War era. Among their topics are democracy and democratization, armies and armed force, the natural environment, the global political economy, and regionalism and regionalization. Annotation ©2005 Book News… See more details below

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British, US, and Swedish political scientists survey the various theories behind political, economic, and social development efforts, focusing on the post-Cold War era. Among their topics are democracy and democratization, armies and armed force, the natural environment, the global political economy, and regionalism and regionalization. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745638478
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
Polity Short Introductions Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Concepts and theories1
1Introduction3
2Discourses on development26
3Changing notions of development : bringing the state back in47
Pt. 2Development and domestic factors65
4Democracy and democratisation67
5The political economy of development89
6The power of the gun : armies and armed force116
7Religion and development138
8Ethnicity and ethnic conflict160
9The natural environment181
10Human rights in an unequal world201
11Gender and development226
Pt. 3Development and globalisation247
12The global political economy249
13Globalisation and development268
14Regionalism and regionalisation288
15Conclusion313

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