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Development in crisis : threats to human well-being in the global south and global north

Author: Rae Lesser Blumberg; Samuel Cohn
Publisher: London : Routledge, [2016] ©2016
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rae Lesser Blumberg; Samuel Cohn
ISBN: 9781317677215 1317677218
OCLC Number: 918941400
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction : crisis in development, how development lives and dies / Samuel Cohn and Rae Lesser Blumberg --
2. The crisis of international development and the case of Haiti : the making of an outer periphery / Robert Fatton, Jr. --
3. Why cutting taxes does not increase employment : or why shrinking the state does not provide compensating economic development / Samuel Cohn --
4. The state and economic development in East and Southeast Asia : the advantage of an ancient civilization / Harold R. Kerbo --
5. Does a post-scarcity world mean an end to development? / Herman Mark Schwartz --
6. (Pro)creating a crisis? Gender discrimination, sex ratios and their implications for the developing world / Abigail Weitzman --
7. Gender, development and the environment : female empowerment and the creation of sustainable societies / Stephen J. Scanlan --
8. A walk on the wild side of gender, war and development in Afghanistan and Northern Uganda / Rae Lesser Blumberg --
9. Zimbabwe : a case study in bipolar development / Lorna Lueker Zukas --
10. Advancing while losing : indigenous land claims and development in Argentina / Matthias vom Hau --
11. What we don't talk about when we talk about the global in North American higher education / Richard Handler --
12. Landmines and sustainability : remaking the world through global citizenship, activism, research and collaborative mine action / P. Preston Reynolds.
Responsibility: edited by Rae Lesser Blumberg and Samuel Cohn.
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This cutting-edge collection expands the domain of the sociology of development to the Global North as well as the Global South, illustrating the explanatory power of Sociology's analytical tools. A Read more...

 
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