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Society, State and Market A Guide to Competing Theories of Development

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ISBN-10: 185649442X

ISBN-13: 9781856494427

Edition: 1997

Authors: John Martinussen

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As the only textbook that presents the full range of theoretical approaches and current debates on economic development, John Martinussen's guide is an essential reader and student text on this topic.
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Development Studies as a subject area
The theoretical heritage and controversial issues in development research
Conceptions and dimensions of development
Economic Development and Underdevelopment
Major theoretical currents in development economics
Theories of growth and modernisation
Structuralist theories and industrial development
Neo-Marxist theories of underdevelopment and dependency
Modes of production and social classes
The international division of labour and transnational corporations
Focus on agricultural development
Development with limited natural resources
Third World Politics and the State
Political development and state building
The political heritage and forms of regime
Social forces and forms of regime
Decentralisation and local-level politics
The State and Socio-Economic Development
The state and the development process
The political economy of development
State or market?
Development and security
Civil Society and the Development Process
Dimensions of alternative development
Poverty and social development
The political economy of civil society
Ethnic identities, nationality and conflict
People-managed development
Theory Construction in Development Research
A critical assessment of development theories