Politics and Society in the Third World / Edition 2

Politics and Society in the Third World / Edition 2

by Peter Calvert, Susan Calvert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582437245

ISBN-13: 9780582437241

Pub. Date: 03/13/2001

Publisher: Longman

Appropriate for 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in Political Science and Sociology e.g. Politics and Society of the Third World/South; Third World Politics; Third World Society; The Third World; The Politics of the Developing World; Third World Studies. Also suitable for courses in Developmental Economics, Development Studies, IR, International Studies,

Overview

Appropriate for 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in Political Science and Sociology e.g. Politics and Society of the Third World/South; Third World Politics; Third World Society; The Third World; The Politics of the Developing World; Third World Studies. Also suitable for courses in Developmental Economics, Development Studies, IR, International Studies, Geography, History and Environmental Sciences. This basic and very popular introduction to the politics and society of the Third World/South is written and presented with the utmost clarity. The authors provide wide-ranging and balanced coverage of the major theoretical and methodological issues of this complex field. Carefully selected case studies support learning in the key areas and the four well-organized parts introduce students with ease to the essential material they need to know.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582437241
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
03/13/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I. THE THIRD WORLD.
1. What is the Third World?
2. The shape of the Third World
3. The crisis of the Third World PART II. SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXTS.
4. The economic context: Introduction
5. The social context
6. The cultural context PART III. POLITICS OF THE THIRD WORLD.
7. State-building
8. Political participation
9. The armed forces and politics
10. The international dimension PART IV. POLICY ISSUES.
11. The right to development
12. Women
13. Environment and development
14. Conclusion.
Bibliography.
Index.

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