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Title Politics in the developing world / edited by Peter Burnell and Vicky Randall
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008

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Description xxxv, 552 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Approaches and global context -- Analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world / Vicky Randall -- Colonialism and post-colonial development / James Chiriyankandath -- The developing world in the global economy / Stephen Hobden -- The developing world in international politics / Stephen Hobden -- Society and state -- Inequality / Jenny Pearce -- Ethnopolitics and nationalism / James R. Scarritt -- Religion / Jeff Haynes -- Women and gender / Kathleen Staudt -- Civil society / Marina Ottaway -- People power and alternative politics / Kurt Schock -- State and society -- Theorizing the state / Adrian Leftwich -- State-building / Brian Smith -- State collapse, civil conflict, and external intervention / Martin Doornbos -- Democratization / Peter Burnell -- Governance and conditionality in a globalizing world / Peter Burnell -- Policy issues -- Development / Tony Addison -- Environment / Peter Newell -- Human rights / Michael Freeman -- Security / Nicole Jackson -- Case studies: experiences compared -- Disintegration or nation-building? -- (a) Indonesia : copying with fragmentation / Edward Aspinall -- (b) South Africa : from divided society to new nation / Robert A. Schrire -- Civil society : active or passive? -- (a) India : associational life and its discontents / Rob Jenkins -- (b) Saudi Arabia : between tradition and modernity / David Pool, Peter Burnell, Vicky Randall -- Military in politics versus democratic advance -- (a) Pakistan : the military as a political fixture / David Taylor -- (b) Nigeria : building political stability with democracy / Stephen Wright -- (c) Mexico : democratic transition and beyond / Andreas Schedler -- Underdevelopment and development -- (a) Guatemala : enduring underdevelopment / Rachel Sieder -- (b) South Korea : from development to new challenges / Peter Ferdinand -- Appendix 1: case study countries : basic indicators -- Appendix 2 : case study countries : globalization rankings and scores, 2001 -- Appendix 3 : regional inter-governmental organizations in the developing world
Notes Previous ed.: 2005
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [529]-541) and index
Subject Developing countries -- Politics and government.
Author Burnell, Peter J.
Randall, Vicky.
LC no. 2007033609
ISBN 0199296081
9780199296088