The Challenge of Third World Development / Edition 5

The Challenge of Third World Development / Edition 5

by Howard Handelman
     
 

For undergraduate-level courses in Third World Politics, Comparative Politics, Developing World courses in Political Science, and regional courses on Asia or Latin America. This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It stresses the themes of democratization, modernization, and dependency theory, examining the

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For undergraduate-level courses in Third World Politics, Comparative Politics, Developing World courses in Political Science, and regional courses on Asia or Latin America. This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It stresses the themes of democratization, modernization, and dependency theory, examining the nature of underdevelopment. The text analyzes the major political and socio economic rifts that divide many of these nations and the efforts being made to understand and address these challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136054771
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/21/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Understanding Underdevelopment 1

Ch. 2 Democratic Change and the Change to Democracy 27

Ch. 3 Religion and Politics 55

Ch. 4 The Politics of Cultural Pluralism and Ethnic Conflict 92

Ch. 5 Women and Development 136

Ch. 6 Agrarian Reform and the Politics of Rural Change 172

Ch. 7 Rapid Urbanization and the Politics of the Urban Poor 196

Ch. 8 Revolutionary Change 225

Ch. 9 Soldiers and Politics 250

Ch. 10 The Political Economy of Third World Development 284

Glossary 320

Index 329

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