ISBN-10:
0199296081
ISBN-13:
9780199296088
Pub. Date:
02/09/2008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Politics in the Developing World / Edition 2

Politics in the Developing World / Edition 2

by Peter Burnell, Vicky Randall

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ISBN-13: 9780199296088
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/09/2008
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Peter Burnell is Professor of Politics and International Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick.

Vicky Randall is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.

Lise Rakner is Head of Department in the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I Approaches and global context
1: Changing analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world, Vicky Randall
2: Colonialism and post-colonial development, James Chiriyankandrath
3: Institutional perspectives, Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall
4: The developing world in the global economy, Robert Ahearne
5: The developing world in international politics, Stephen Hobden
Part II Society and state
6: Inequality, Jenny Pearce
7: Ethnopolitics and nationalism, James R. Scarritt and Johanna Birnir
8: Religion, Jeff Haynes
9: Women and gender, Vicky Randall
10: Civil society, Marina Ottaway
11: Social movements and alternative politics, Siri Gloppen
Part III State and society
12: The Modern State: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences, Anna Persson
13: Violent conflict and intervention, Astri Suhrke, Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary, and Ingrid Samset
14: Democracy and regime change, Lise Rakner
15: Governance, Lise Rakner
Part IV Policy issues
16: Development, Tony Addison
17: Environment, Peter Newell
18: Human rights, Michael Freeman
Part V Regime change
19: Pakistan: regime change or continuing military dominance?, David Taylor
20: Indonesia: redistributive power, Gyda Maraas Sindre
21: Syria, Reinoud Leenders
Part VI Fragile vs strong states
22: Iraq: from hard state to failed state - or fierce state?, Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali
23: Mexico: transition to civil war democracy, Andreas Schedler
24: South Korea: strong state, successful development, Peter Ferdinand
Part VII Development and human rights
25: Nigeria: development, human rights, and democracy, Stephen Wright
26: Guatemala: enduring underdevelopment, Rachel Sieder
27: Sudan: Human Rights, Development, and Democracy, Liv Tønnessen
Part VIII South-south relations
28: Brazil as a global player?, Leslie Elliott Armijo
29: China and the developing world, Deborah Brautigam
30: India as a post-colonial development partner, Emma Mawdsley
Introduction
Part I Approaches and global context
1. Changing analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world, Vicky Randall
2. Colonialism and post-colonial development, James Chiriyankandrath
3. Institutional perspectives, Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall
4. The developing world in the global economy, Robert Ahearne
5. The developing world in international politics, Stephen Hobden
Part II Society and state
6. Inequality, Jenny Pearce
7. Ethnopolitics and nationalism, James R. Scarritt and Johanna Birnir
8. Religion, Jeff Haynes
9. Women and gender, Vicky Randall
10. Civil society, Marina Ottaway
11. Social movements and alternative politics, Siri Gloppen
Part III State and society
12. The Modern State: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences, Anna Persson
13. Violent conflict and intervention, Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary
14. Democracy and regime change, Lise Rakner
15. Governance, Lise Rakner
Part IV Policy issues
16. Development, Tony Addison
17. Environment, Peter Newell
18. Human rights, Michael Freeman
Part V Regime change
19. Pakistan: regime change or continuing military dominance?, David Taylor
20. Indonesia: redistributive power, Gyda Maraas Sindre
21. Syria, Reinoud Leenders
Part VI Fragile vs strong states
22. Iraq: from hard state to failed state - or fierce state?, Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali
23. Mexico: transition to civil war democracy, Andreas Schedler
24. South Korea: strong state, successful development, Peter Ferdinand
Part VII Development and human rights
25. Nigeria: development, human rights, and democracy, Stephen Wright
26. Guatemala: enduring underdevelopment, Rachel Sieder
27. Sudan: Human Rights, Development, and Democracy, Liv Tonnessen
Part VIII South-south relations
28. Brazil as a global player?, Leslie Elliott Armijo
29. China and the developing world, Deborah Brautigam
30. India as a post-colonial development partner, Emma Mawdsley

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