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Poverty and Development : Into the 21st Century

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2nd
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9780198776260

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0198776268
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Pub. Date:
8/24/2000
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Oxford University Press
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Summary

This is the second edition of the immensely successful international text Poverty and Development in the 1990s. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, and is written by a specialist in the field. learning aids include: chapter questions summaries key concepts photographs, cartoons, and maps lists of acronyms, abbreviations, and organizations

Author Biography


Tim Allen is Lecturer in Development Studies, Department of Economics, London School of Economics. Alan Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Systems at the Open University

Table of Contents

List of authors and book production team
vi
Preface vii
Tim Allen
Allan Thomas
Map of countries and major cities of the world
x
CONCEPTIONS OF POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT
Poverty and the `end of development'
3(20)
Alan Thomas
Meanings and views of development
23(28)
Alan Thomas
A WORLD OF PROBLEMS?
Understanding famine and hunger
51(24)
Ben Crow
Diseases of poverty
75(24)
Melissa Parker
Gordon Wilson
Unemployment and making a living
99(26)
David Wield
Joanna Chataway
Is the world overpopulated?
125(16)
Tom Hewitt
Ines Smyth
Environmental degradation and sustainability
141(22)
Philip Woodhouse
A world at war
163(26)
Tim Allen
Agencies of development
189(30)
Alan Thomas
Tim Allen
THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION?
Diversity in pre-capitalist societies
219(22)
Janet Bujra
Colonialism, capitalism, development
241(30)
Henry Bernstein
The Power of colonial states
271(18)
David Potter
Half a century of development
289(20)
Tom Hewitt
Socialist models of development
309(16)
Andrew Kilmister
The second `great transformation'? Capitalism at the end of the twentieth century
325(20)
John Harriss
UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT NOW
Sustainable globalization? The global politics of development and exclusion in the new world order
345(20)
Anthony McGrew
Democratization, `good governance' and development
365(18)
David Potter
Rethinking gender matters in development
383(20)
Ruth Pearson
Technology, poverty and development
403(22)
Gordon Wilson
Richard Heeks
Life in the cities
425(18)
Jo Beall
Taking culture seriously
443(26)
Tim Allen
THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT
Genetic engineering of development? Myths and possibilities
469(16)
Joanna Chataway
Les Levidow
Susan Carr
The new politics of identity
485(24)
Tim Allen
John Eade
Industrialization and development: prospects and dilemmas
509(24)
Joanna Chataway
Tim Allen
References 533(20)
Acknowledgements 553(3)
List of acronyms, abbreviations and organizations 556(2)
Index 558


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