Challenging Global Inequality: Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century / Edition 1

Challenging Global Inequality: Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century / Edition 1

by Alastair Greig
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1403948240
ISBN-13:
2901403948242
Pub. Date:
02/20/2007
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
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Challenging Global Inequality: Development Theory and Practice in the 21st Century / Edition 1


This major new text on development theory and practice takes as its starting point the challenge of overcoming global poverty and inequality. It traces the origins of the idea of Development Studies and introduces the main methodologies and theories of development, and examines the challenges of the twenty-first century.
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ISBN-13: 2901403948242
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 02/20/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Story So Far.- The Nature of of Inequality and Poverty.- Measuring Development.- The Roots of the Development Project.- The Post-War Development Project.- The Framework of Early Twenty-First Century Development.- The Millennium Development Challenge.- Globalization and Inequality
.- Modernity, Development and their Discontents.- Development, Politics and Participation.- Conclusion: The Ends of Development and the End of Inequality.

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