5th Edition

Politics and Culture in the Developing World

ISBN 9780205075911
Published December 1, 1981 by Routledge
320 Pages

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Book Description

From decolonization and democratization to religion and gender, Politics and Culture in the Developing World is a comprehensive survey of the global context of development. With in-depth and current examples from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East., this text examines the central political themes in the developing world. Throughout, Politics and Culture in the Developing World demonstrates how globalization both accelerates change and increases interdependence between developing and developed countries.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Government, Politics, and Cultures in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America  Chapter 2. Global Interdependence  Chapter 3. Religion and Politics  Chapter 4. Nationalism, Colonialism, and Independence  Chapter 5. Global and Domestic Inequalities  Chapter 6. Challenges of Development  Chapter 7. The Costs of Development  Chapter 8. Women in the Developing World  Chapter 9. Transitions to Democracy and Human Rights  Chapter 10. Political Leadership and State Capacity  Chapter 11. Ethnicity, Ethnic Conflict, and Conflict Resolution  Chapter 12. Migration  Chapter 13. Foreign Relations of the Developing Countries

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Richard J. Payne is Distinguished Professor of Politics and Government at Illinois State University.

Jamal R. Nassar is Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino.