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Sociology of Post-Colonial Societies Economic Disparity, Cultural Diversity and Development

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ISBN-10: 0521578000

ISBN-13: 9780521578004

Edition: 3rd 1996

Authors: J. E. Goldthorpe

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This book is about the division of the world into rich and poor countries, and the disparities between the rich and poor, especially in poor countries. There are analyses of economic and living conditions,and new material on famines and family change.
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Book details

List price: $46.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction and Argument
Technology, society, and population
The colonial episode and the race question
Economic conditions
Environmental concerns
The social sciences and the 'Third World'
The rise of towns
Family life in a changing world: two studies
Cultural diversity, language, education, and communications
Religion and development
Individual modernization: some psychological studies
Politics in post-colonial states
Aid and development
Notes
Index