The Globalization and Development Reader : Perspectives on Development and Global Change, Paperback Book

The Globalization and Development Reader : Perspectives on Development and Global Change Paperback

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

Description

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 writingsSecond edition includes 33 essential readings, including 21 new selectionsNew 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 politicsIncreased 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 editionIncludes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions to each readingNew 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

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 632 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Globalization
  • ISBN: 9781118735107

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