The Challenge of Third World Development
For undergraduate-level courses in Third World, Comparative Politics, or Developing World courses in the department of Political Science.This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It examines the nature of underdevelopment and discusses explanatory theories of development. The book analyzes the major political and socio-economic cleavages that divide many of those nations, and the efforts being made to understand and address these challenges.
- Paperback | 292 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
- 04 Aug 1999
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
1. Understanding Underdevelopment. 2. Religion and Politics. 3. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism and Ethnic Conflict. 4. Women and Development. 5. Agrarian Reform and the Politics of Rural Change. 6. Rapid Urbanization and the Politics of the Urban Poor. 7. Revolutionary Change. 8. Soldiers and Politics. 9. The Political Economy of Third World Development. 10. Democratic Change and the Change to Democracy. Glossary. Index.