Modernization, The State, And Regional Disparity In Developing Countries : Tunisia In Historical Perspective, 1881-1982 book cover
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Modernization, The State, And Regional Disparity In Developing Countries
Tunisia In Historical Perspective, 1881-1982





ISBN 9780367162825
Published April 30, 2021 by Routledge
248 Pages

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This book provides a historical context for understanding why regional disparities emerged in Tunisia and why reducing those disparities has been so difficult. It implies that the failure of regional development in Tunisia does not lie in regional planning, which had never been seriously tried.

Table of Contents

Part One: Development, Underdevelopment and the Transition's Dilemmas 1. Introduction 2. Modernization, Development Theory and the Question of ''Transition" Part Two: Regional Disparity and the Question of Transition in Tunisia 3. Growth, Development, Regional Disparity and the Tunisian Dilemma 4. The Historical Roots of Regional Disparity 5. Regional Disparity and Regional Development Policies in the Postcolonial Period: 1960–1980 Part Three: Towards Rethinking the Regional Question 6. The Impossible "Jacobin" Regionalization 7. Conclusions: Rethinking the Regional Question 8. Epilogue

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