The Challenge of Third World Development / Edition 4

The Challenge of Third World Development / Edition 4

by Howard Handelman
     
 

Probably intending his work as a textbook for undergraduate international relations courses, Handelman (political science, U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee) attempts to find common themes among the experiences of the roughly 150 countries he defines as the "Third World." Topics include theories of development and underdevelopment, democratic transitions, religion and… See more details below

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Probably intending his work as a textbook for undergraduate international relations courses, Handelman (political science, U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee) attempts to find common themes among the experiences of the roughly 150 countries he defines as the "Third World." Topics include theories of development and underdevelopment, democratic transitions, religion and politics, cultural pluralism and ethnic conflict, gender, agrarian politics, urbanization and the urban poor, revolutionary change, military politics, and political economy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131930704
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.68(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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