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Key issues in development

Author: Damien Kingsbury
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a critical interdisciplinary introduction to the theory, practice and study of development at the start of the 21st-century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Kingsbury
ISBN: 1403900442 9781403900449 1403900450 9781403900456
OCLC Number: 53848365
Description: vi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
What is Development? --
Reassessing Development Theory: "Modernisation" and Beyond --
Aid and Development --
Globalization and Development --
The Economics of Development --
Crises in Africa, Asia and Latin America --
Political Development --
Poverty and Development: The Struggle to Empower the Poor --
Community Development --
Gender and Development --
Environment and Development.
Responsibility: Damien Kingsbury [and others].
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The notion of development has evolved from a relatively straightforward concern with industrialization plus increasing gross domestic product to a much more complex mix of quality of life,  Read more...

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