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From Modernization to Globalization is a reference for scholars, students and development practitioners on the issues of processes of social change and development in the "Third World". It provides carefully excerpted samples from both classic and up-to-date writings in the development literature, short, insightful introductions to each section and a general introduction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631210979
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/20/1999
  • Series: Blackwell Readers in Sociology
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

J. Timmons Roberts is Associate Professor in Sociology and Latin American Studies at Tulane University. His research examines the social and environmental impacts of globalization. He has published articles and essays in The Geographical Review, World Development, Current Sociology, and the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures.

Amy Hite is Visiting Instructor in the Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
Preface and Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments to Sources
Editor's Introduction 1
Pt. I Formative Ideas on the Transition to Modern Society 25
1 Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and Alienated Labor (1844) 27
2 The Divisions of Labor in Society (1893) 37
3 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905); The Characteristics of Bureaucracy (1920); and Science as a Vocation (1919) 67
Pt. II How Does Development Change People? Modernization Theories and the Intellectual Roots of the Development Project 81
4 Evolutionary Universals in Society (1964) 83
5 The Stages of Economic Growth: A Non-Communist Manifesto (1960) 100
6 A Study of Slum Culture: Backgrounds for La Vida (1968) 110
7 The Passing of Traditional Society (1958) 119
8 Making Men Modern: On the Causes and Consequences of Individual Change in Six Developing Countries (1969) 134
9 The Change to Change: Modernization, Development, and Politics (1971) and Political Order in Changing Societies (1968) 144
Pt. III Blaming the Victims? Dependency and World-Systems Theories Respond 157
10 The Development of Underdevelopment (1969) 159
11 Dependency and Development in Latin American (1972) 169
12 The Dynamics of Rural Poverty in Latin America (1977) 179
13 The Rise and Future Demise of the World Capitalist System: Concepts for Comparative Analysis (1979) 190
14 The Effects of International Economic Dependence on Development and Inequality: A Cross-National Study (1975) 210
15 Rethinking Development Theory: Insights from East Asia and Latin America (1994) 229
Pt. IV Attempts to Understand Globalization and its Social Effects 255
16 The New International Division of Labor in the World Economy (1980) 257
17 Globalization: Myths and Realities (1996) 274
18 Capitalism: The Factory of Fragmentation (1992) 292
19 Has Globalization Gone Too Far? (1997) 298
20 Gender, Industrialization, Transnational Corporations and Development: An Overview of Trends and Patterns (1995) 306
21 Development after Ecology (1995) 328
22 Social Movements and Global Capitalism (1995) 340
23 Neoliberalism and the Sociology of Development: Emerging Trends and Unanticipated Facts (1997) 353
First-Hand Resources on Development: Web Sites of Development Agencies and Groups 373
Further Reading 375
Index 378
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