Poverty and Development: Into the 21st Century / Edition 2

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Overview

This is the second edition of the immensely successful international text Poverty and Development in the 1990s. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, and is written by a specialist.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198776260
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 8/24/2000
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 584
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Allen is Lecturer in Development Studies, Department of Economics, London School of Economics. Alan Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Systems at the Open University

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: A WORLD OF PROBLEMS?
1. Poverty, Deprivation and Development, Allen Thomas and Tim Allen
2. Economic Indicators of Poverty, Aswani Saith
3. Understanding Famine and Hunger, Ben Crow
4. Diseases of Poverty, Gordon Wilson and Melissa Parker
5. Unemployment and Making a Living, Dave Wield and Jo Chattaway
6. Is the World Over-populated?, Tom Hewitt and Ines Smyth
7. Environmental Degredation and Sustainability, Phil Wodehouse
8. A World at War, Tim Allen
9. The Nation State in Crisis?, David Potter and Alan Thomas
PART TWO: THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION?
10. The Non-European World before European Colonialism, Janet Bujra
11. Capitalism and the Expansion of Europe, Henry Bernstein
12. Labour Regimes and Social Change Under Colonialism, Henry Bernstein
13. Old Colonial Rule, David Potter
14. Aid and Development 1945-2000, Tom Hewitt
15. Socialist Models of Development, Andy Kilminster
THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT
16. Globalization and Exclusion, Tony McGrew
17. Democratization, Participation and 'Good Governance', David Potter
18. Gender Matters in Development, Ruth Pearson
19. Technology in Development, Gordon Wilson
20. Life in the Mega-Cities, Jo Beale
21. Biotechnology, food supply and the future of agriculture, OU authors
22. Taking Culture Seriously, Tim Allen
23. Ethnicity, Identity and Social Integration, Janet Bujra
24. Homogenisation and Diversity of Cultural Expression, Richard Middleton and Tracey Skelton
25. Prospects and Dilemmas for Industrializing Nations, Tim Allen and Jo Chattaway
26. Promoting Social Progress - Prospects and Dilemmas, Tim Allen and Alan Thomas

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