Development  book cover
1st Edition


Edited By

Stuart Corbridge

ISBN 9780415205412
Published May 25, 2000 by Routledge
3000 Pages

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Book Description

In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers, trade, aid and structural adjustment. A unique set in its comprehensiveness and diversity, it also considers four key challenges for development theory and practice relating to capabilities, ethics, sustainability and regulation.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Doctrines of Development  Volume II: The Great Transformation (Part One)  Volume III: The Great Transformation (Part Two)  Volume IV: States, Politics and Civil Society  Volume V: Identities, Representation, Alternatives  Volume VI: Challenges for Development

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'There is no doubt, in the opinion of the reviewer, that this collection represents a valuable and concise accumulation of important papers that form the basis of studying and teaching Development Studies.' - Progress and Development Studies, Tim Forsyth

'This six volume set of readings presents one of the most comprehensive collations of writings on Development Studies published to date' -- Progress and Development Studies, Tim Forsyth

'The collection provides some essential and valuable works that provide the backbone to any advanced teaching course on Development Studies.' -- Progress and Development Studies, Tim Forsyth

'All development students should read these papers' -- Progress and Development Studies, Tim Forsyth

'No other collection contains so many core papers for students of development studies, nor has such a broad range of subjects . There is enough in this collection to keep any student- or indeed professor - reading and learnign for much time.'-- Progress and Development Studies, Tim Forsyth