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Politics in the Developing World,9780199570836

Politics in the Developing World

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Edition:
3rd
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9780199570836

ISBN10:
0199570833
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/1/2011
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

The third edition of this acclaimed anthology explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world in the twenty-first century. Featuring work from an esteemed line-up of international contributors, Politics in the Developing World, Third Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the field by combining theoretical approaches with discussions on social and cultural context, state governance, and such key policy issues as the environment and human rights. In addition, a section of in-depth case studies allows students to compare the political situations in a wide range of developing countries, from Indonesia and Iraq to India and China. Revised and updated, the third edition features: * New chapters on "Institutional Approaches" and "From Conflict to Peace-Building" and a reworked chapter on governance, aid, and globalization * Three new extended case studies on India, Iraq, and China * Updated material throughout that reflects the ongoing evolution of political regimes and development policies in the wake of recent events including the 2008 global financial crisis A Companion Website features student resources including case studies (updated with new material, including cases on Iran and Brazil), a flashcard glossary, study questions, and links.

Author Biography


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

Vicky Randall is a Professor of Government at the University of Essex.

Lise Rakner is a Professor in the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen.

Table of Contents


Introduction
PART 1: APPROACHES AND GLOBAL CONTEXT
1. Analytical Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Developing World, Vicky Randall
2. Colonialism and Post-Colonial Development, James Chiriyankandath
3. Institutional Perspectives, Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall
4. The Developing World in the Global Economy, Stephen Hobden
5. The Developing World in International Politics, Stephen Hobden
PART 2: SOCIETY AND STATE
6. Inequality, Jenny Pearce
7. Ethnopolitics and Nationalism, James R. Scarritt
8. Religion, Jeff Haynes
9. Women and Gender, Kathleen Staudt
10. Civil Society, Marina Ottaway
11. People Power and Alternative Politics, Kurt Schock
PART 3: STATE AND SOCIETY
12. Theorizing the State, Adrian Leftwich
13. From Conflict to Peace-Building, Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary
14. Democratization, Peter Burnell
15. Governance and Aid Conditionality in a Globalizing World, Peter Burnell and Lise Rakner
PART 4: POLICY ISSUES
16. Development, Tony Addison
17. Environment, Peter Newell
18. Human Rights, Michael Freeman
19. Security, Nicole Jackson
PART 5: CASE STUDIES: EXPERIENCES COMPARED
20. Disintegration or Nation-Building?
a) Indonesia: Coping with fragmentation, Edward Aspinall
b) South Africa: From Divided Society to New Nation, Robert A. Schrire
c) Iraq: Triple Challenge--State, Nation, and Democracy, Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali
21. Military in Politics versus Democratic Advance
a) Pakistan: The Military as a Political Fixture, David Taylor
b) Nigeria: Building Political Stability with Democracy, Stephen Wright
c) Mexico: Democratic Transition and Beyond, Andreas Schedler
22. Development and Underdevelopment
a) Guatemala: Enduring Underdevelopment, Rachel Sieder
b) South Korea: From Development to New Challenges, Peter Ferdinand
23. South-South Relations and the Changing Landscape of International Development Co-operation
a) India as a Post-Colonial Donor, Emma Mawdsley
b) China in the Developing World, Deborah Brautigam


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