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Challenge of Third World Development - 4th edition

Challenge of Third World Development (ISBN10: 0131930702; ISBN13: 9780131930704)
ISBN13: 978-0131930704
ISBN10: 0131930702

Summary: For undergraduate-level courses in Third World Politics, Comparative Politics, Developing World courses in Political Science, and regional courses on Asia or Latin America.

This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It stresses the themes of democratization, modernization, and dependency theory, examining the nature of underdevelopment. The text analyzes the major political and socio economic rifts tha
t divide many of these nations and the efforts being made to understand and address these challenges.

Features
  • Events and trends in the developing world--Such as the origins and nature of Al Qaeda (and how its beliefs relate to Islamic thought), the spread and performance of democratic government, and increased women's representation in government.
    • Currency adds to student interest and make the book more ''teachable.''
  • Clearly written and accessible.
    • The book is very ''readable'' for students.
  • The chapters are tied together--By their concern with the central theme of democratization in the Third World.
    • Helps professors have a focus to give their students.
  • Focuses heavily on women's economic and political roles--In the Third World, and on Ethnic and Religious conflicts and issues.
...show more
Summary: For undergraduate-level courses in Third World Politics, Comparative Politics, Developing World courses in Political Science, and regional courses on Asia or Latin America.

This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It stresses the themes of democratization, modernization, and dependency theory, examining the nature of underdevelopment. The text analyzes the major political and socio economic rifts that divide many of these nations and the efforts being made to understand and address these challenges.

Features
  • Events and trends in the developing world--Such as the origins and nature of Al Qaeda (and how its beliefs relate to Islamic thought), the spread and performance of democratic government, and increased women's representation in government.
    • Currency adds to student interest and make the book more ''teachable.''
  • Clearly written and accessible.
    • The book is very ''readable'' for students.
  • The chapters are tied together--By their concern with the central theme of democratization in the Third World.
    • Helps professors have a focus to give their students.
  • Focuses heavily on women's economic and political roles--In the Third World, and on Ethnic and Religious conflicts and issues.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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