Development Theory: Four Critical Studies

Development Theory: Four Critical Studies

by David Lehmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415602084

ISBN-13: 9780415602082

Pub. Date: 01/05/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated.

They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from criticism the simplistic of contemporary radical theories.

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Overview

The studies in this book, first published in 1979, offer an all-encompassing contemporary critique of the sociology, politics and economics of development as they are ‘conventionally’ taught and disseminated.

They also seek to outline the beginnings of a new approach, while not sparing from criticism the simplistic of contemporary radical theories. The reissue will prove of significant interest to the teaching of development studies at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415602082
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/05/2011
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Development Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Meaning of Development, with a Postscript 3. A Critique of Development Economics in the US 4. Modernisation, Order and the Erosion of a Democratic Ideal 5. Sociology of Underdevelopment Versus Sociology of Development

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