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The other world : issues and politics of the developing world

Author: Joseph Weatherby
Publisher: New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"This accessible, interdisciplinary text combines a comparative approach and an area-studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the non-Western world. The Other World provides students with fundamental information on current issues and problems common to developing areas, while also offering regional coverage of Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Southern Near Abroad, and the Middle East. The authors  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Weatherby
ISBN: 0321391543 9780321391544
OCLC Number: 65425795
Description: x, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Global Issues in the Other World --
The Other World --
The Old and the New: Colonialism, Neocolonialism, and Nationalism --
Political Economy --
Women and Development --
Part II. Other World Regions --
Latin America --
Sub-Saharan Africa --
Asia --
The Middle East and North Africa --
Central Asia and the Southern Near Abroad.
Responsibility: Joseph N. Weatherby [and others].
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"This accessible, interdisciplinary text combines a comparative approach and an area-studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the non-Western world. The Other World provides students with fundamental information on current issues and problems common to developing areas, while also offering regional coverage of Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Southern Near Abroad, and the Middle East. The authors describe the similarities and differences among nations within these regions and trace events and issues in selected countries."--BOOK JACKET.

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