Politics in the Developing World

Paperback | February 27, 2014

EditorPeter Burnell, Vicky Randall, Lise Rakner

not yet rated|write a review
The fourth edition of this well-respected textbook explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world as the twenty-first century moves into its second decade. Thematic chapters examine theoretical approaches and the historical and economic context; society-state relations;structures and processes of governance, and conflict; and the evolution of policy, including human rights and the environment. The book concludes with a revised case study section that draws out central themes and comparisons between a wide range of developing countries from Indonesia and Iraq toBrazil and Guatemala. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to take account of developments including the aftermath of the financial crisis and the "Arab spring" and includes new chapters on social movements and governance, as well as a new country case study on Brazil.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$80.07 online
$81.95 list price
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

The fourth edition of this well-respected textbook explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world as the twenty-first century moves into its second decade. Thematic chapters examine theoretical approaches and the historical and economic context; society-state relations;structures and processes of governance, and confl...

Peter Burnell is a Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. Vicky Randall is Professor Emerita in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. Lise Rakner is a Professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.

other books by Peter Burnell

Civil Society in Democratization
Civil Society in Democratization

Kobo ebook|Feb 1 2004

$48.09 online$62.34list price(save 22%)
see all books by Peter Burnell
Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199666008

ISBN - 13:9780199666003

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Politics in the Developing World

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part 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. Stephen Hobden: 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: Ethnopolitics and nationalism8. Jeff Haynes: Religion9. Kathleen Staudt: Women and gender10. Marina Ottaway: Civil society11. Siri Gloppen: Social movements and alternative politicsPart III: State and society12. Adrian Leftwich: Theorizing the state13. Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann: Violent conflict and intervention14. Peter Burnell: Democratization15. Lise Rakner: GovernancePart IV: Policy issues16. Tony Addison: Development17. Peter Newell: Environment18. Michael Freeman: Human rights19. Nicole Jackson: SecurityPart V: Regime change20. David Taylor: Pakistan: regime change or continuing military dominance?21. Edward Aspinall: Indonesia: redistributive powerPart 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 underdevelopmentPart VIII: South-south relations27. Leslie Elliott Armijo: Brazil as a global player?28. Deborah Brautigam: China and the developing world29. Emma Mawdsley: India as a post-colonial development partner