Poverty and Development by Tim Allen

Poverty and Development

EditorTim Allen, Alan Thomas

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This is the second edition of the immensely successful international text Poverty and Development in the 1990s. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, and is written by a specialist in the field. learning aids include: chapter questions summaries key concepts photographs, cartoons, and maps lists of acronyms, abbreviations, and organizations

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?Tim Allen is Lecturer in Development Studies, Department of Economics, London School of Economics. Alan Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Systems at the Open University
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Title:Poverty and DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.22 inPublished:January 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198776268

ISBN - 13:9780198776260

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Table of Contents

Part 1:CONCEPTIONS OF POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT1 Poverty and the 'end of development' Alan Thomas2 Meanings and Views of Development Alan ThomasPart 2:A WORLD OF PROBLEMS?3. Understanding Famine and Hunger Ben Crow4. Gordon Wilson and Melissa Parker: Diseases of Poverty5. David Wield and Joanna Chattaway: Unemployment and Making a Living6. Tom Hewitt and Ines Smyth: Is the World Over-populated?7. Phillip Woodhouse: Environmental Degredation and Sustainability8. Tim Allen: A World at War9. Agencies of Development Alan Thomas and Tim AllenPART 3: THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION?10. Janet Bujra: Diversity in Pre-Capitalist Societies11. Henry Bernstein: Colonialism, Capitalism, Development12. The Power of Colonial States David Potter13. Tom Hewitt: Half a Century of Development14. Andy Kilminster: Socialist Models of Development15 The Second 'Great Transformation'? Capitalism at the end of the Twentieth Century John HarrissPart 4: Understanding Development Now16 Sustainable globalization? The Global Politics of Development and Exclusion in the New World Order Anthony McGrew17. Democratization,'Good Governance'and Development David Potter18. Ruth Pearson: Rethinking Gender Matters in Development19. Gordon Wilson and Richard Heeks: Technology, Poverty and Development20. Jo Beale: Life in the Cities21. Tim Allen: Taking Culture SeriouslyPart 5: The Future of Development22 Genetic Engineering of Development? Myths and possibilities Joanna Chataway, Les Levidow and Susan Carr23 The New Politics of Identity Tim Allen and John Eade24 Industrialization and Development: Prospects and Dilemmas Joanna Chataway and Tim Allen

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'The book will be of relevance to those in development studies, sociology, geography, social anthropology, economics and politics. It could be used effectively as a course textbook for undergraduates and, with some selection, as a source of readings and discussion pieces in connection with ahigher-level option.' THES May 2000