Challenge of Third World Development: International Edition 6ed

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9780205788248: Challenge of Third World Development: International Edition 6ed

Updated in its 7th edition, The Challenge of Third World Development examines political, economic, and social change in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Exploring common issues and problems in these regions, this text helps readers grasp the structural dynamics and human stories behind development. Accessibly written for readers of any social science background, The Challenge of Third World Development immerses readers in issues like democratization, global warming, and women's changing roles and encourages them to understand what drives these issues at an individual, national, and global level.

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“If you want one text to give students an introduction to the developing world, Handelman is it. It's free of jargon and expertly written; my students even like the political economy chapter.”―Wendy Hunter, University of Texas-Austin

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Well-written and comprehensive, the third edition of The Challenge of Third World Development presents a degree of sophisticated theory behind development in Third World countries, while examining their shared issues of political, economical, and social underdevelopment. The text explores topics such as religion, cultural pluralism, ethnic conflict, women's effect on development, rural change, urbanization, revolutionary change, and the military.

  • Examines modernization theory and dependency theory
  • Discusses democratization in the Third World
  • Explores major political divisions in the Less Developed Countries and analyzes potential solutions
  • Dedicates a full chapter to gender issues
  • Reflects recent world events

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