The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change / Edition 1

The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change / Edition 1

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1405132361
ISBN-13:
9781405132367
Pub. Date:
01/12/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
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The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change / Edition 1

The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the success of From Modernization to Globalization, published by the editors in 2000 and used around the world. It provides an up-to-date primer and key reference for students, scholars, and development practitioners wishing to get up to speed quickly on the issues surrounding social change and development in the “Third World.”

  • Includes carefully excerpted samples from both classic and contemporary writings.
  • Includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405132367
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/12/2007
Pages: 468
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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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