The Other World

Paperback | February 15, 2010

byJoseph N. Weatherby, Craig Arceneaux, Emmit B. Evans

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The Other Worldcombines a thematic and area studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the developing world. Accessible and interdisciplinary, this text offers political, economic, social, and historical analysis plus case studies on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, Central Asia and the Southern Near Abroad, and Asia. Highlighting similarities and differences among these regions and focusing on enduring problems,The Other Worldis a practical look at the issues affecting the majority of the world's population.

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The Other Worldcombines a thematic and area studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the developing world. Accessible and interdisciplinary, this text offers political, economic, social, and historical analysis plus case studies on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, Central Asia and th...

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The Other Worldcombines a thematic and area studies approach to explore contemporary global issues in the developing world. Accessible and interdisciplinary, this text offers political, economic, social, and historical analysis plus case studies on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, Central Asia and th...

Joseph N. Weatherbyhas been a professor of political science at California Polytechnic State University since 1968. He is currently the Sandefer scholar-in-residence at the General Douglas MacArthur Academy of Howard Payne University, Texas. In 1977 he was an invited visiting scholar at Wolfson College, the University of Cambridge, Eng...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.98 × 5.84 × 0.75 inPublished:February 15, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205778879

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Part I. Global Issues inthe Other World  Chapter 1: The Other World  Chapter 2: The Old and the New: Colonialism, Neocolonialism and Nationalism, and "The War on Terror"  Chapter 3: Political Economy  Chapter 4: Women and Development Part II: Other World Regions  Chapter 5: Latin America  Chapter 6: Sub-Saharan Africa  Chapter 7: Asia  Chapter 8: The Middle East and North Africa  Chapter 9: Central Asia and the Southern Near Abroad

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“This text provides students a much more sophisticated understanding of modernity, tradition, and development. It enables them to understand that the issues ‘out there’ are intricately linked with the issues ‘here’ and thus facilitates more informed global thinking and action.”—Kelechi Kalu, The Ohio State University