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Title Poverty and development into the 21st century / edited by Tim Allen and Alan Thomas
Edition Revised edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Open University in association with Oxford University Press, 2000

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Description xi, 572 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Democratization, 'good goverance' and development / David Potter -- Rethinking gender matters in development / Ruth Pearson -- Technology, poverty and development / Gordon Wilson and Richard Heeks -- Life in the cities / Jo Beall -- Taking culture seriously / Tim Allen -- Genetic engineering of development? : myths and possibilites / Joanna Chataway, Les Levidow and Susan Carr -- New politics of identity / Tim Allen and John Eade -- Industrialization and development : prospects and dilemmas / Joanna Chataway and Tim Allen
Poverty and the 'end of development' Meanings and views of development / Alan Thomas -- Understanding famine and hunger / Ben Crow -- Diseases of poverty / Melissa Parker and Gordon Wilson -- Unemployment and making a living / David Wield and Joanna Chataway -- Is the world overpopulated? / Tom Hewitt and Ines Smyth -- Environmental degradation and sustainability / Philip Woodhouse -- World at war / Tim Allen -- Agencies of development / Alan Thomas and Tim Allen -- Diversity in pre-capitalist societies / Janet Bujra -- Colonialism, capitalism, development / Henry Bernstein -- Power of colonial states / David Potter -- Half a century of development / Tom Hewitt -- Socialist models of development / Andrew Kilmister -- Second 'great transformation'? : capitalism at the end of the twentieth century / John Harriss -- Sustainable globalization? : the global politics of development and exclusion in the new world order / Anthony McGrew
Summary This is the second edition of 'Poverty and Development in the 1990s. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, written by a specialist author, using questions, diagrams, tables, photographs and chapter summaries to illustrate and clarify the text
Analysis Development studies
International economics
Social issues & welfare
Notes First published as: Poverty and Development in the 1990's, 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Capitalism -- Developing countries.
Colonies -- Economic conditions.
Poor -- Developing countries.
Dependency.
Poverty -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Dependency on foreign countries.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Author Allen, Tim, 1956-
Thomas, Alan, 1948-
Open University.
LC no. 00708883
ISBN 0198776268
Other Titles Poverty and development into the twenty-first century
Poverty and development in the 1990's