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Southern exposure : international development and the global south in the twenty-first century

Author: Barbara P Thomas-Slayter
Publisher: Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, Inc., 2003.
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Calling increasing poverty and inequality in the Global South (sometimes known as the third world) as "among our most urgent problems today," Thomas-Slayter seeks to explore the problems of globalization from the perspective of ordinary non-elite people of the South. After offering a brief history of imperialism and colonialism, she presents chapters looking at issues of globalization and the nation-state; human  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas-Slayter, Barbara P.
Southern exposure.
Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606992753
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara P Thomas-Slayter
ISBN: 1565491742 9781565491748 1565491750 9781565491755
OCLC Number: 53311670
Description: xviii, 361 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding the "Global South" : poverty, wealth, and change --
Exploring North-South relationships : from the East India Company to East Timor --
Politics and the state : concepts, political realities, and challenges --
Conflict, human rights, and the politics of refugees --
The shape of the global economy --
Economic realities and local perspectives : rural livelihoods, debt and drugs, and globalizing industries --
The dynamics of population, development, and environment --
Food, security, rural change, and global politics --
New voices and new agendas.
Other Titles: International development and the global south in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Barbara P. Thomas-Slayter.
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Uniques features: -Issues-based approach to global change -Gender and culturally aware -Full of illustrative case studies  Read more...

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