Introduction to International Development Approaches, Actors, Issues, and Practice

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-05-06
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The most comprehensive introduction to international development, with chapters by leading experts who explore the field's most pressing issues and debates.

Introduction to International Development is a collection of contributed chapters comprised of original essays by leading experts from a variety of disciplines. With four new chapters and the most up-to-date content on the global COVID-19 pandemic, this fully revised edition continues to give
students a foundational overview to the field as well as in-depth coverage of issues at the heart of today's most pressing international debates.

Author Biography

Paul A. Haslam, Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa,Jessica Schafer, Formerly Assistant Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa,Pierre Beaudet, Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Universit? du Qu?bec en Outaouais

Paul Haslam is a professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa.

Jessica Schafer was an assistant professor at the International Development and Globalization program at the University of Ottawa from 2006-2008. She is currently manager of performance audit at the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia.

Pierre Beaudet is an associate professor in the Department of Social Sciences, Universit? du Qu?bec en Outaouais.

Table of Contents

List of Boxes
List of Figures and Tables
From the Publisher
Preface: A Word from the Editors
Part I Theories and Approaches in International Development
1. What is Development? From Economic Growth to the Sustainable Development Goals, By Jessica Schafer, Paul A. Haslam, and Pierre Beaudet
2. Imperialism and the Colonial Experience, By Eric Allina
3. Theories of Development Economics, By Pablo Heidrich
4. The Critical Political Economy of Development, By Susan Spronk and Jody-Ann Anderson
5. Post-Development and Alternatives to Development, By Aram Ziai
6. Gender and Development: Theoretical Insights and International Commitments, By Rebecca Tiessen, Jane Parpart, and Marianne H. Marchand
7. Globalization and Development, By Pierre Beaudet
Part II International Development Actors
8. State of the State: Does the State Have a Role in Development?, By Anil Hira
9. National Development Agencies and Bilateral Aid, By Stephen Brown
10. The International Financial Institutions, By Marcus Taylor
11. The United Nations and Multilateral Actors in Development, By David Sogge
12. Private Enterprise and Development, By Paul A. Haslam
13. Civil Society and Development, By Henry Veltmeyer
14. China and the Emerging Economies, By Jing Gu
Part III Issues in International Development
15. Debt and Development, By Joseph Hanlon and Tim Jones
16. Free Trade, Fair Trade, and South-South Trade, By Gavin Fridell
17. Democracy, By C?dric Jourde
18. Climate Change, Environment, and Development, By Chukwumerije Okereke and Abu-Bakar S. Massaquoi
19. Rural Development, By Joshua J. Ramisch
20. Urban Development: Cities in the Global South, By Lisa Bornstein and Anne Latendresse
21. Development and Health, By Ted Schrecker
22. Conflict and Development, By Torunn Wimpelmann and Astri Suhrke
23. Refugees and International Development Policy and Practice, By James Milner
24. Indigenous Community Economic Resilience, By Wanda Wuttunee
25. Culture and Development, By Nissim Mannathukkaren
Part IV Practice in International Development
26. Measuring and Evaluating Poverty, By Keetie Roelen
27. Inequality and Social Policy, By Arjan de Haan
28. Planning and Appraising Development Projects, By David Potts
29. Humanitarian Assistance and Intervention, By Laura Hammond
30. Ethics of Development, By Des Gasper

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