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Politics in the Developing World By Peter J. Burnell

Politics in the Developing World by Peter J. Burnell

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Summary

This textbook deals with the central political themes and issues in the developing world, such as globalization, inequality, and democracy. Leading experts in the field provide up-to-date and systematic coverage.

Politics in the Developing World Summary

Politics in the Developing World by Peter J. Burnell

This textbook deals with the central political themes and issues in the developing world, such as globalization, inequality, and democracy. Leading experts in the field provide up-to-date and systematic coverage. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre. Student resources: Three additional case studies, including one on China Web links from the book Flashcard glossary

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Table of Contents

Introduction; PART 1: APPROACHES AND GLOBAL CONTEXT; 1. Analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world; 2. Colonialism and post-colonial development; 3. The developing world in the global economy; 4. The developing world in international politics; PART 2: SOCIETY AND STATE; 5. Inequality; 6. Ethnopolitics and nationalism; 7. Religion; 8. Women and gender; 9. Civil society; 10. 'People power' and 'alternative' politics; PART 3: STATE AND SOCIETY; 11. Theorizing the state; 12. State-building; 13. State collapse, civil conflict, and external intervention; 14. Democratization; PART 4: POLICY ISSUES; 15. Development; 16. Governance and conditionality in a globalizing world; 17. Environment; 18. Human rights; 19. Security; PART 5: CASE STUDIES: EXPERIENCES COMPARED; 20. Disintegration or nation-building?; Indonesia: coping with fragmentation; South Africa: from divided society to new nation; 21. Civil society: active or passive?; India: associational life and its discontents; Saudi Arabia: between tradition and modernity; 22. Military in politics versus democratic advance; Pakistan: the military as political fixture; Nigeria: building political stability with democracy; Mexico: democratic transition and beyond; 23. Underdevelopment and development; Guatemala: enduring underdevelopment; South Korea: from development to new challenges

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GOR001865471
9780199296088
0199296081
Politics in the Developing World by Peter J. Burnell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2007-11-29
592
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