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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
Peter Burnell is Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick.
Vicky Randall is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.
Lise Rakner is the Head of the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.
Table of Contents
PART I. APPROACHES AND GLOBAL CONTEXTR 1. Changing Analytical Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Developing World, Vicky Randall 2. Colonialism and Post-Colonial Development, James Chiriyankandrath 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 II. 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. Social Movements and Alternative Politics, Siri Gloppen PART III. STATE AND SOCIETY 12. Theorizing the State, Adrian Leftwich 13. Violent Conflict and Intervention, Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary 14. Democratization, Peter Burnell 15. Governance, Lise Rakner PART IV. POLICY ISSUES 16. Development, Tony Addison 17. Environment, Peter Newell 18. Human Rights, Michael Freeman 19. Security, Nicole Jackson PART V. REGIME CHANGE 20. Pakistan: Regime Change or Continuing Military Dominance?, David Taylor 21. Indonesia: Redistributive Power, Edward Aspinall PART VI. FRAGILE VS. STRONG STATES 22. Iraq: From Hard State to Failed State--or Fierce State?, Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali 23. Mexico: Transition to Civil War Democracy, Andreas Schedler 24. South Korea: Strong State, Successful Development, IPeter Ferdinand PART VII. DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS 25. Nigeria: Development, Human Rights, and Democracy, Stephen Wright 26. Guatemala: Enduring Underdevelopment, Rachel Sieder PART VIII. SOUTH-SOUTH RELATIONS 27. Brazil as a Global Player?, Leslie Elliott Armijo 28. China and the Developing World, Deborah Brautigam 29. India as a Post-Colonial Development Partner, Emma Mawdsley