Reconstructing Development Theory: International Inequality, Institutional Reform and Social Emancipation

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The book provides a systematic assessment of the evolution of development theory, its relationship to orthodox social science analysis and the liberal pluralistic orthodoxy that now dominates the mainstream approach to international development, showing how we can transcend its failure to address some key problems of late and uneven development

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E A BRETT is Senior Visiting Fellow, Development Studies Institute, LSE and formerly Visiting Professor, School of Humanities and Social Science, Witwatersrand University, South Africa.

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'This work is a remarkable intellectual achievement, synthesizing sociological, economic and political grand theory with global history over the last couple of centuries, and applying the result to a persuasive reconstruction of development analysis'
- M. Crawford Young, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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ISBN 10:  0230229816 ISBN 13:  9780230229815
Publisher: Palgrave, 2009
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