Non-Western Theories of Development Regional Norms Versus Global Trends

ISBN-10: 0155053663
ISBN-13: 9780155053663
Edition: 1999
Authors: Howard J. Wiarda
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Description: This collection of essays is the only political science text to examine and analyze the models of development for non-western countries. Focusing on theories of development indigenous to each region surveyed, this innovative text wrestles with the  More...

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Book details

List price: $119.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.02" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

This collection of essays is the only political science text to examine and analyze the models of development for non-western countries. Focusing on theories of development indigenous to each region surveyed, this innovative text wrestles with the conflict between cultural relativism and universalism in a way that provokes students to react and interact.

Preface
Introduction: The Western Tradition and Its Export to the Non-West
East Asia: The Confucian Tradition and Modernization
India: A Challenge to Western Theories of Development
First World, Third World, Western, Non-Western, What? Latin America's Search for a Model and Theory of Development
Sub-Saharan Africa: Western Influence and Indigenous Realities
Islamic Models of Development
Eastern Europe and the Search for a Democratic Political Culture
Russia and Central Asia
Conclusion: Development in Its Regional and Global Dimensions
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