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Published: 06 May 2021

624 Pages | 90 photos; 36 figures; 5 maps; 21 tables

ISBN: 9780199036431


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Introduction to International Development

Approaches, Actors, Issues, and Practice

Fourth Edition

Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Jessica Schafer, and Pierre Beaudet

  • International coverage gives students a balanced and accurate look at international development.
  • Written by experts from a variety of disciplines-including political science, economics, sociology, gender studies, and geography-address the breadth and interdisciplinary nature of the field.
  • Historically grounded coverage of key development theories and the contexts from which they emerged helps students grasp the fundamentals of the discipline.
  • Accessible yet critical approach distills complex theories for students from diverse academic backgrounds while also being challenging enough to engage them with thought-provoking topics and issues.
  • Engaging pedagogy includes learning objectives, chapter summaries, and questions for critical thought to encourage students to identify and synthesize key points in each chapter.
  • Thought-provoking boxes explore major concepts and issues, helping students make connections between developmental theories and real-world situations.
  • - Important Concepts boxes highlight various theoretical perspectives and contributions from influential scholars, activists, and institutions.
  • - Critical Issues boxes present cases from around the world for students to analyze using theories discussed in the text.

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