1st Edition

Third World Quarterly Reader From Modernization to Globalization, a continuing conversation

Edited By Shahid Qadir Copyright 2018
    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    For over 35 years, Third World Quarterly has been the pre-eminent journal in the field of development studies. This Reader contains the most important and influential articles in the journal’s history and provides a complete overview of the field of development studies from the original debates to current discussions on globalization and securititzation.

    Subjects covered include:

    • the Vicissitudes of Third Worldism and the Passing of National Development
    • neo-Liberalism and the Roots of Globalization
    • the Cold War and the Third World
    • the end of The Cold War and the Fate of the Third World
    • neo-Liberalism Ascendant and the Golden Age of Globalization
    • the Long War and the Securitization of Globalization.

    This is essential reading for all students and scholars of development, politics of the third world/global south, geographies of the developing world and global studies.

    1. The Legacies of Colonialism, and their implications.Mazuri, Ali A (1979) "Churches and Multinationals in the Spread of Modern Education: A Third World Perspective." TWQ 1.1, 30-49. Dowty, Alan (1986) "Emigration and expulsion in the Third World" TWQ 8:1, 151-76. Bayat, Asef, (1996) Un-Civil society: The Politics of the ‘informal people’.TWQ 18.1 53-72. Halperin, Sandra (2005) ‘The Post-Cold War Political Topography of the Middle East: prospects for democracy’. TWQ 26.7, 1135-1156. 2. National Liberation and "Third Worldism". Afshar, Haleh (1985) "Women, State and the Ideology in Iran" TWQ 7.2, 256-78. Brown, David (1989) "Ethnic revival: perspectives on state and society" . TWQ 11:4. Williams, Marc (1993) "Rearticulating the Third World Coalition: The role of the environmental agenda". TWQ 14:1, 7.30. Berger, Mark, T. (1994) "The End of the Third World?". TWQ 15.2, 257-75. Bamyeh, Mohammed (2008) "Hermeneutics against instrumental reason: national and post-national Islam in the 20th century". TWQ 29:3 555-574. Pereira, C &Ibrahim, J (2010) On the Bodies of Women: the common ground between Islam and Christianity in Nigeria. 3. Development and Political Violence. Frank, Andre Gunder (1980) "Arms Economy and Warfare in the Third World". TWQ 2:2, 228-50. Makinda, Samuel M (1982) "Conflict and the Superpowers in the Horn of Africa" TWQ 4:1, 93-103. Harvey, Neil (1995) "Rebellion in Chiapas; rural reforms and popular struggle". TWQ 16:1, 39-73. Shah, Kamil (2009) "The failure of state building and the promise of state failure: reinterpreting the security development nexus in Haiti". TWQ 30:1, 17-34. 4. From ‘Modernizations’ to Globalization: The Cold War and after Shali, Zoubir (1981) "The Phenomenon of Marginalisation in Underdeveloped Rural Communities" TWQ 3:3, 489-98. Black, Jan Knippers (1986) "Development and dependency in the Dominican Republic". TWQ 8:1, 236-57. Amin, Samir (1988) "Democracy and national strategy in the periphery". TWQ 9:4, 1129-1156. Moore, David, (2001) "Neoliberal globalisation and the triple crisis of ‘modernisation’ in Africa: Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa". TWQ 22:6, 909-29. 5. Governance, authority and international institutions. Petras, James and Brill, Howard (1986) "The IMF, austerity and the State in Latin America". TWQ 8:2, 425-448. Carment, David (1994) "The ethnic dimension in World Politics: theory, policy and early warning". TWQ 15.4, 551-82. Thomas, Caroline (2001) "Global governance, development and human security: Exploring the links". TWQ 22.2, 159-75. Baxi, Upendra (2006) ‘What may the "Third World" expect from International Law?’. TWQ 27:5, 713-725. Rankin, C (2013) "A Critical Geography of Poverty Finance". 6. Alternative approaches to development. McRobie, George (1979) "Intermediate technology: small is successful". TWQ 1-2, 71-86. Carruthers, David (1996) "Indigenous ecology and the politics of linkage in Mexican Social Movements". TWQ 17:5 1007-28. Rajagopal, Balakrushnan (2006) ‘Counter-hegemonic International Law: rethinking human rights and development as a Third World Strategy’. TWQ 27:5, 767-783. McMichael, Philip (2009) ‘Contemporary Contradictions of the Global Development Project: geopolitics, global ecology and the ‘development climate’, TWQ 30:1, 247-262. Kumar, Malreddy Parvan (2011) (An)other Way of Being Human: ‘indigenous’ alternative(s) to postcolonial humanism. 7. Thinking about the Third World: Conceptual and methodological concerns. Qadeer, Mohammed A (1981) "Paternalism of Enliightenment: The Purpose of Third World Studies" TWQ 3:4, 689-710. Karunaratne, Neil Dias (1982) "Growth Euphoria, Academia and the Development Paradigm" TWQ 4:2, 268-81. Edwards, Michael (1989) "The irrelevance of development studies" TWQ 11.1, 116-35. Falk, Richard (1996) "False Universalism and the geopolitics of exclusion: the case for Islam". TWQ 18:1, 7-23. Sylvester, Christine (1999) ‘Development Studies and Postcolonial Studies: disparate tales of the Third World’ TWQ 20:4, 703-21. Kapoor, Ilan (2002) ‘Capitalism, Culture, Agency-Dependency vs. Postcolonial Theory’ TWQ 23:4. Akhavi, Sharough (2003) "Islam and the West in world history". TWQ 24.3, 545-62. Freeman, Alan (2009) ‘The Poverty of Statistics and the Statistics of Poverty’. TWQ 30:8, 1427-1448. Volpi, Frederic (2011) Framing Civility in the Middle East: Alternative perspectives on the state and civil society.


    Shahid Qadir is Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the Founding and current Editor of Third World Quarterly.