Politics in the Developing World by Peter BurnellPolitics in the Developing World by Peter Burnell

Politics in the Developing World

EditorPeter Burnell, Vicky Randall, Lise Rakner

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Now in its fifth edition, this text continues to examine theoretical approaches, historical and economic context, society-state relations, the evolution of policy, and country-specific case studies to explore central political themes and issues in the developing world.
Peter Burnell is Professor of Politics and International Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Vicky Randall is Emeritus Professor, Department of Government at the University of Essex. Lise Rakner is Head of Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.
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Title:Politics in the Developing WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pagesPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198737432

ISBN - 13:9780198737438

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I Approaches and global context1. Vicky Randall: Changing analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world2. James Chiriyankandrath: Colonialism and post-colonial development3. Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall: Institutional perspectives4. Robert Ahearne: The developing world in the global economy5. Stephen Hobden: The developing world in international politicsPart II Society and state6. Jenny Pearce: Inequality7. James R. Scarritt and Johanna Birnir: Ethnopolitics and nationalism8. Jeff Haynes: Religion9. Vicky Randall: Women and gender10. Marina Ottaway: Civil society11. Siri Gloppen: Social movements and alternative politicsPart III State and society12. Anna Persson: The Modern State: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Consequences13. Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary: Violent conflict and intervention14. Lise Rakner: Democracy and regime change15. Lise Rakner: GovernancePart IV Policy issues16. Tony Addison: Development17. Peter Newell: Environment18. Michael Freeman: Human rightsPart V Regime change19. David Taylor: Pakistan: regime change or continuing military dominance?20. Gyda Maraas Sindre: Indonesia: redistributive power21. Reinoud Leenders: SyriaPart VI Fragile vs strong states22. Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali: Iraq: from hard state to failed state - or fierce state?23. Andreas Schedler: Mexico: transition to civil war democracy24. Peter Ferdinand: South Korea: strong state, successful developmentPart VII Development and human rights25. Stephen Wright: Nigeria: development, human rights, and democracy26. Rachel Sieder: Guatemala: enduring underdevelopment27. Liv Tonnessen: Sudan: Human Rights, Development, and DemocracyPart VIII South-south relations28. Leslie Elliott Armijo: Brazil as a global player?29. Deborah Brautigam: China and the developing world30. Emma Mawdsley: India as a post-colonial development partner