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Development Theory

Development Theory by Jan Nederveen Pieterse
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'This exciting book is a tour de force, spanning a broad range of approaches to development. It does not stop at critique, as so many previous books on these issues have done, but offers a unique perspective on future possibilities and the shape of things to come. It should be essential reading on all development studies courses' - Andrea Cornwall, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Praise for the previous edition:

'This marvellous book should be read by every social scientist interested in development studies' - Keith Griffin, University of California, Riverside

This is the second edition of this successful book. Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the book:

- situates students in the expanding field of development theory

- provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches

- explains key concepts

- examines the shifts in theory

- offers an agenda for the future

In this book, the author brings a huge range of experience and knowledge about the relationship between the economically advanced and the emerging, developing nations.

SAGE Publications; September 2009
272 pages; ISBN 9781446242186
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Title: Development Theory
Author: Jan Nederveen Pieterse
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