ISBN 9788132105657,Development Theory

Development Theory



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788132105657

ISBN-10 8132105656


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


This is the second edition of this successful book. Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the book: - Situates students in the expanding field of development theory - Provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches - Explains key concepts - Examines the shifts in theory - Offers an agenda for the future In this book, the author brings a huge range of experience and knowledge about the relationship between the economically advanced and the emerging and developing nations. Table of Contents Preface to the Second Edition Introduction Trends in Development Theory Dilemmas of Development Discourse - The Crisis of Developmentalism and the Comparative Method The Development of Development Theory: Towards Critical Globalism Delinking or Globalization? The Cultural Turn in Development: Questions of Power My Paradigm or Yours? Variations on Alternative Development After Post-Development Equity and Growth Revisited: From Human Development to Social Development Critical Holism and the Tao of Development Digital Capitalism and Development: The Unbearable Lightness of ICT4D Futures of Development Twenty-First-Century Globalization and Development Reference Index

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