Fifty Key Thinkers on Development

Fifty Key Thinkers on Development

by David Simon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415337895

ISBN-13: 9780415337892

Pub. Date: 01/13/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The essential guide to the world’s most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies.

Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on:


* modernisers

Overview

The essential guide to the world’s most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies.

Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on:


* modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow


* dependencistas such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin


* progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten


* political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere


* progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne


* development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva.


This is a fascinating and readable introduction to the major figures that have shaped the field, ideal for anyone studying or working in the area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415337892
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/13/2006
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Fifty Key Thinkers on Development. About the Contributors. Index

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