"An update of a trusted favourite, this highly accessible text does an excellent job of introducing the broad field of development studies"... the editors have assembled an all-star cast ... The second edition of the Companion confirms it as an indispensable tool for teaching in development studies, geography, sociology and politics. The editors have succeeded again in producing a text that not only expresses the breadth and vitality of the field, but also materializes the way development's object and its agents continue to evolve".
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The Companion to Development Studies is an essential one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in development studies. Over 100 international experts have been brought together to present a comprehensive overview of the key theoretical and practical issues dominating contemporary development studies.
Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition of the Companion has been thoroughly revised and updated and includes new chapters on a range of topics, including ageing, culture and development, corruption and development and global terrorism. Each chapter summarises current debates and provides guidance for further reading and research.
The Companion to Development Studies is indispensable for students of development studies at all levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate and beyond, in departments of development studies, geography, politics, international relations, sociology, social anthropology and economics.
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Buchbeschreibung Hodder & Stroughton, 2008. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Sehr gut Sg - leichte Beschädigungen oder Verschmutzungen, ungelesenes Mängelexemplar, gestempelt, Schnellversand per DPD - This new book brings together leading scholars from around the world to provide an international and interdisciplinary overview of twentieth-century development studies. This comprehensive companion's one hundred short chapters cover not only thinkers, schools, and movements but also highlight controversies and points of convergence between different disciplinary traditions. 587 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. INF1000337536