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Promises not kept : poverty and the betrayal of Third World development

Author: John Isbister
Publisher: Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press ; Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"In the sixth edition of Promises Not Kept John Isbister updates his study of the dilemmas of international poverty and the Third World by bringing in a discussion of the effects of the war on terrorism and the 'new American hegemony, ' and surveys the prospects for justice in a world of globalization. Isbister's comprehensively updated facts and figures, clear and forceful exposition of current concerns, and broad  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Isbister
ISBN: 1565491734 9781565491731
OCLC Number: 51653086
Description: xi, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A world of poverty --
Explanations of underdevelopment --
Imperialism --
Nationalism and independence --
Economic development --
Foreign policy --
The future: justice in an age of globalization.
Responsibility: John Isbister.

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Audience: Courses/professional reading in: - Third World Studies- Cultural Anthropology- Sociology- Geography- International Studies- International Development  Read more...

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