The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change / Edition 2

The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change / Edition 2

by J. Timmons Roberts, Amy Bellone Hite, Nitsan Chorev
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1118735102

ISBN-13: 9781118735107

Pub. Date: 12/31/2014

Publisher: Wiley

This revised and updated second edition of The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the considerable success of a first edition that has been used around the world. It combines selected readings and editorial material to provide a coherent text with global coverage, reflecting new theoretical and empirical developments.

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This revised and updated second edition of The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the considerable success of a first edition that has been used around the world. It combines selected readings and editorial material to provide a coherent text with global coverage, reflecting new theoretical and empirical developments.

  • Main text and core reference for students and professionals studying the processes of social change and development in “third world” countries. Carefully excerpted materials facilitate the understanding of classic and contemporary writings
  • Second edition includes 33 essential readings, including 21 new selections
  • New pieces cover the impact of the recession in the global North, global inequality and uneven development, gender, international migration, the role of cities, agriculture and on the governance of pharmaceuticals and climate change politics
  • Increased coverage of China and India help to provide genuinely global coverage, and for a student readership the materials have been subject to a higher degree of editing in the new edition
  • Includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions to each reading
  • New readings include selections by Alexander Gershenkron, Alice Amsden, Amartya Sen, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Cecile Jackson, Dani Rodrik, David Harvey, Greta Krippner, Kathryn Sikkink, Leslie Sklair, Margaret E. Keck, Michael Burawoy, Nitsan Chorev, Oscar Lewis, Patrick Bond, Peter Evans, Philip McMichael, Pranab Bardhan, Ruth Pearson, Sarah Babb, Saskia Sassen, and Steve Radelet

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118735107
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/31/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
632
Sales rank:
642,780
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editors.

Preface and Acknowledgments.

Acknowledgments to Sources.

Development and Globalization: Recurring Themes: Amy Bellone Hite and J. Timmons Roberts.

Part I: Formative Approaches to Development and Social Change.

Introduction: Timmons Roberts and Amy Bellone Hite.

1. Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and Alienated Labor (1844): Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

2. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905): Max Weber.

3. The Stages of Economic Growth:A Non-Communist Manifesto: W.W. Rostow (1960).

4. The Change to Change: Modernization, Development and Politics (1971); and Political Order in Changing Societies (1968): Samuel Huntington.

Part II: Dependency and Beyond.

Introduction: Timmons Roberts and Amy Bellone Hite.

5. The Development of Underdevelopment (1969): Andre Gunder Frank.

6. Dependency and Development in Latin America (1972): Fernando Henrique Cardoso.

7. The Rise and Future Demise of the World Capitalist System: Concepts for Comparative Analysis (1979): Immanuel Wallerstein.

8. Rethinking Development Theory: Insights From East Asia and Latin America (1989/1994): Gary Gereffi.

9. Gender and the Global Economy (1999): Valentine M. Moghadam.

Part III: What is Globalization?: Attempts to Understand Economic Globalization.

Introduction: Timmons Roberts and Amy Bellone Hite.

10. The New International Division of Labor in the World Economy (1980): Folker Fröbel, Jürgen Heinrichs, and Otto Kreye.

11. The Informational Mode of Development and the Restructuring of Capitalism (1989): Manuel Castells.

12. Cities in a World Economy (2000): Saskia Sassen.

13. Globalization: Myths and Realities (1996): Philip McMichael.

14. Competing Conceptions of Globalization (1999): Leslie Sklair.

15. It’s a Flat World, After All (2005): Thomas L. Friedman.

Part IV: The Opportunities and Limits of Unfettered Globalization.

Introduction: Timmons Roberts and Amy Bellone Hite.

16. In Defense of Global Capitalism (2003): Johan Norberg.

17. What Strategies are Viable for Developing Countries Today?: The World Trade Organization and the Shrinking of ‘Development Space’ (2003): Robert H. Wade.

18. Globalism’s Discontents (2002): Joseph E. Stiglitz.

19. The New Global Economy and Developing Countries: Making Openness Work (1999) and Has Globalization Gone too Far? (1997): Dani Rodrik.

20. Industrial Convergence, Globalization, and the Persistence of the North–South Divide (1999): Giovanni Arrighi, Beverly J. Silver, and Benjamin Brewer.

21. The New Development-Security Terrain (2001): Mark Duffield.

Part V: Confronting Globalization.

Introduction: Timmons Roberts and Amy Bellone Hite.

22. The Anti-Globalization Movement (2005): Jeffrey Sachs.

23. Reconstructing World Order: Towards Cosmopolitan Social Democracy (2002): David Held and Anthony McGrew.

24. Environmental Advocacy Networks (1997): Margaret Keck and Kathryn Sikkink.

25. What Can We Expect from Global Labor Movements?: Five Commentaries (2002): Ralph Armbruster, Bradley Nash, Jr., Gay Seidman, Robert Ross, Rich Appelbaum, Jennifer Bickham-Mendez, and Edna Bonacich.

26. Transnational Solidarity: Women’s Agency, Structural Adjustment, and Globalization (2002): Manisha Desai.

27. Counter-Hegemonic Globalization: Transnational Social Movements in the Contemporary Global Political Economy (2005): Peter Evans.

Index.

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