Theories of Development Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives 2nd Edition by Richard Peet Phd and Elaine Hartwick PhD critically evaluates the main theories of international economic improvement, from classical financial and sociological fashions to Marxist, poststructuralist, and feminist perspectives.
This book offers such comprehensive coverage or hyperlinks the theories as incisively to up to date world events and coverage debates. Reexamining neoliberal conceptions of economic progress, the authors present what a more just and democratic type of improvement may look like today.
It lives up to its ambitious title, as did its predecessor. Packed with concepts and arguments, much of the textual content has been recast and up to date, for instance, its prescient (in light of the present world crisis) critique of neoliberalism.
This is a scholarly and effectively-referenced book that is an ideal textual content for higher-level undergraduate and graduate applications in international and improvement studies, geography, and different social sciences focusing on social change. Beginning doctoral college students will find the book helpful for situating their very own analysis in a wider context of social theory.
Theories of Development Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives provides extra detailed discussions of variations inside the colleges of thought, and also shows how theories are translated into policies–and the consequences for individuals around the globe. The newest points and debates are included.
This book has contending-views approach to theoretical analysis, the authors’ honesty about their own viewpoint, and their talents in inserting improvement ideas in historical context make it essential studying for anyone all in favor of economic development and North-South relations. It is going to allow students to compare and contrast schools of thought, understand theories’ relationships to at least one other, and trace the evolution of contemporary development concepts.
Theories of Development, Second Edition: Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives
Richard Peet Phd and Elaine Hartwick PhD
The Guilford Press; Second Edition