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The globalization and development reader : perspectives on development and global change

Author: J Timmons Roberts; Amy Hite
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
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Why are the poor countries poor? This work covers the issues of processes of social change and development in the 'Third World'. It offers carefully excerpted samples from both classic and recent writings in the development literature.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Timmons Roberts; Amy Hite
ISBN: 1405132361 9781405132367 140513237X 9781405132374
OCLC Number: 70877773
Description: xiv, 450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and Alienated Labor (1844) / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism (1905) / Max Weber --
The stages of economic growth : a non-communist manifesto (1960) / W.W. Rostow --
The change to change : modernization, development, and politics (1971), and Political order in changing societies (1968) / Samuel Huntington --
The development of underdevelopment (1969) / Andre Gunder Frank --
Dependency and development in Latin America (1972) / Fernando Henrique Cardoso --
The rise and future demise of the world capitalist system : concepts for comparative analysis (1979) / Immanuel Wallerstein --
Rethinking development theory : insights from East Asia and Latin America (1989/1994) / Gary Gereffi --
Gender and the global economy (1999) / Valentine M. Moghadam --
The new international division of labor in the world economy (1980) / Folker Fröbel, Jürgen Heinrichs, and Otto Kreye --
The informational mode of development and the restructuring of capitalism (1989) / Manuel Castells --
Cities in a world economy (2000) / Saskia Sassen --
Globalization : myths and realities (1996) / Philip McMichael --
Competing conceptions of globalization (1999) / Leslie Sklair --
It's a flat world, after all (2005) / Thomas L. Friedman --
In defense of global capitalism (2003) / Johan Norberg --
What strategies are viable for developing countries today? The World Trade Organization and the shrinking of "development space" (2003) / Robert Hunter Wade --
Globalism's discontents (2002) / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
The new global economy and developing countries : making openness work (1999), and Has globalization gone too far? (1997) / Dani Rodrik --
Industrial convergence, globalization, and the persistence of the North-South divide (1999) / Giovanni Arrighi, Beverly J. Silver, and Benjamin D. Brewer --
The new development-security terrain (2001) / Mark Duffield --
The antiglobalization movement (2005) / Jeffrey D. Sachs --
Reconstructing world order : towards cosmopolitan social democracy (2002) / David Held and Anthony McGrew --
Environmental advocacy networks (1997) / Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink --
What can we expect from global abor movements? Five commentaries (1998, 2003) / Ralph Armbruster [and others] --
Transnational solidarity : women's agency, structural adjustment, and globalization (2002) / Manisha Desai --
Counterhegemonic globalization : transnational social movements in the contemporary global political economy (2005) / Peter Evans.
Responsibility: edited by J. Timmons Roberts and Amy Hite.
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