9780205550579

Politics and Culture in the Developing World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205550579

  • ISBN10:

    0205550576

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Politics and Culture in the Developing Worldcomprehensively examines the globalized context and process of development in African, Asian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern countries. From history, economics, religion, and gender to democratic transitions, political leadership, and ethnic conflict, this text surveys all of the major themes of development in the developing world. The authors, drawing on their professional and personal experience, show how globalization is accelerating change in developing countries and linking them more closely to industrialized countries.

Author Biography

Jamal R. Nassar is Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino.

Table of Contents

Living in a Global Community
Government, Politics, and Cultures in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America
Global Interdependence
Religion and Politics
Nationalism, Colonialism, and Independence
Global and Domestic Inequalities
Challenges of Development in Africa, Asia, The Middle East, and Latin America
Challenges of Development
The Costs of Development
Women in the Developing World
Transitions to Democracy and Human Rights
Leadership And Public Policy
Political Leadership
Bureaucracy
Ethnic Conflicts, Migration, and International Relations
Ethnicity, Ethnic Conflict, and Conflict Resolution
Migration
Foreign Relations of the Developing Countries
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