The Book The Globalization and Development Reader

The Globalization and Development Reader

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  • Autor: J Timmons Roberts
  • Editor: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Relaese Date: 13 October 2014
  • ISBN: 1118735382
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT, Audio, MOBI
  • Number of page: 632 pages
  • File Size: 19MB
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Description The Globalization and Development Reader de J Timmons Roberts:

This revised and updated second edition of "The Globalization and Development Reader" builds on the considerable success of a first edition that has been used around the world. It combines selected readings and editorial material to provide a coherent text with global coverage, reflecting new theoretical and empirical developments. Main text and core reference for students and professionals studying the processes of social change and development in "third world" countries. Carefully excerpted materials facilitate the understanding of classic and contemporary writings Second edition includes 33 essential readings, including 21 new selections New pieces cover the impact of the recession in the global North, global inequality and uneven development, gender, international migration, the role of cities, agriculture and on the governance of pharmaceuticals and climate change politics Increased coverage of China and India help to provide genuinely global coverage, and for a student readership the materials have been subject to a higher degree of editing in the new edition Includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions to each reading New readings include selections by Alexander Gershenkron, Alice Amsden, Amartya Sen, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Cecile Jackson, Dani Rodrik, David Harvey, Greta Krippner, Kathryn Sikkink, Leslie Sklair, Margaret E. Keck, Michael Burawoy, Nitsan Chorev, Oscar Lewis, Patrick Bond, Peter Evans, Philip McMichael, Pranab Bardhan, Ruth Pearson, Sarah Babb, Saskia Sassen, and Steve Radelet J. Timmons Roberts is the Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Brown University, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a Faculty Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. He has published over seventy articles and his books include "A Climate of Injustice: Global Inequality, North-South Politics, and Climate Policy" (with Bradley Parks, 2007) and "Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America" (with Nikki Thanos, 2003). Amy Bellone Hite is Chairperson of The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. In addition to articles on urbanization and development, gender and class in Latin America, and demographic changes resulting from Hurricane Katrina, Bellone Hite has co-edited two prior volumes with J. Timmons Roberts. Nitsan Chorev is the Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Brown University. She was recently a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a member at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. Her publications include, "The World Health Organization Between North and South" (Cornell University Press, 2012) and "Remaking U.S. Trade Policy: From Protectionism to Globalization "(Cornell University Press, 2007).

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