Featuring work from an esteemed line-up of international contributors, Politics in the Developing World, Fourth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the field by combining theoretical approaches with discussions on social and cultural context, state governance, and key policy issues. 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.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
* Two new chapters; one on social movements and alternative politics and one on governance
* New case studies on Brazil (in the text) and the Syrian uprising (on the Companion Website)
* Updates throughout that take into account the aftermath of the financial crisis and events like the Arab Spring
* An updated Companion Website (coming soon) featuring student resources including case studies, a flashcard glossary, study questions, and links