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The development reader / edited by Sharad Chari and Stuart Corbridge.

Contributor(s): Chari, Sharad | Corbridge, Stuart.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008Description: xiii, 575 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415415040 (hbk.); 0415415047 (hbk.); 9780415415057 (pbk.); 0415415055 (pbk.); 9780203926536 (ebook); 0203926536 (ebook).Subject(s): Economic development | Economic policyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Development reader.DDC classification: 338.9 DEV Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
'The geography of poverty and wealth' / Jeffrey D. Sachs, Andrew D. Mellinger and John L. Gallup -- 'The origins of the third world' / Mike Davis -- 'The lay of the land' / Anne McClintock -- 'Economic development : a semantic history' / Heinz Arndt -- 'Of the advantages which Europe has derived from the discovery of America, and from that of a Passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope' / Adam Smith -- 'The British rule in India' / Karl Marx -- 'The organic analogy reconsidered' and 'societal typologies' / Herbert Spencer -- 'Civilisation' and 'what is true civilisation?' / M.K. Gandhi -- 'Economic possibilities for our grandchildren' / John Maynard Keynes -- 'Freedom in a complex society' / Karl Polanyi -- 'The background of colonial policy and practice' / J.S. Furnivall -- 'The impasse' / Alexander Gerschenkron -- 'This is the voice of Algeria' / Frantz Fanon -- 'The problematization of poverty : the tale of three worlds and development' / Arturo Escobar -- 'Marxism, communism and the stages-at-growth' / W.W. Rostow -- 'Population policy and the future' / Kingsley Davis -- 'Economic development with unlimited supplies of labour' / W.A. Lewis -- 'The distribution of gains between investing and borrowing countries' / H.W. Singer -- 'Socialism and the Soviet experience' / Alec Nove -- 'Man and nature in China' / Rhoads Murphey -- 'The steep ascent' / Paul Baran -- 'Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa : from segregation to apartheid' / Harold Wolpe -- 'The obligation to endure' / Rachel Carson -- 'The economics of polygamy' / Ester Boserup -- 'What is "urban bias", and is it to blame?' / Michael Lipton -- 'Latin American squatter settlements : a problem and a solution' / William Mangin -- 'Foreign aid, forever?' / P.T. Bauer -- 'The dirigiste dogma' / Deepak Lal -- 'Democracy and the "Washington consensus"' / John Williamson -- 'Seeing like a state : conclusion' / James C. Scott -- 'The irrelevance of development studies' / Michael Edwards -- 'Male bias in the development process : an overview' / Diane Elson -- 'The anti-politics machine : "development" and bureaucratic power in Lesotho' / James Ferguson and Larry Lohmann -- 'Goodbye Washington consensus, hello Washington confusion?' / Dani Rodrik -- 'Was Latin America too rich to prosper? : structural and political obstacles to export-led industrial growth' / James E. Mahon, Jr. -- 'Fiscal reform and the economic foundations of local state corporatism in China' / Jean C. Oi -- 'Moving the state : the politics of democratic decentralization in Kerala, South Africa and Porto Alegre' / Patrick Heller -- 'Conclusion : Linking the urban and the rural' / Mahmood Mamdani -- '"People's knowledge", participation and patronage : operations and representations in rural development' / David Mosse -- 'The market crosses borders' / Martin Wolf -- 'Is globalization reducing poverty and inequality?' / Robert Hunter Wade -- 'Wealth and well-being' / Partha Dasgupta -- 'More than 100 million women are missing' / Amartya Sen -- 'Conceptualising environmental collective action : why gender matters' / Bina Agarwal -- 'AIDS, gender, and sexuality during Africa's economic crisis' / Brooke Grundfest Schoepf -- 'Feminism, the Taliban, and politics of counter-insurgency' / Charles Hirschkind and Saba Mahmood -- 'Asia's reemergence' / S. Radelet and J. Sachs -- 'On missing the boat : the marginalization of the bottom billion in the world economy' / Paul Collier -- 'Consent to coercion' / David Harvey -- 'From the specter of Mao to the spirit of the law : labor insurgency in China' / Ching Kwan Lee -- 'The recurrent crises of the gatekeeper state' / Frederick Cooper -- 'Beyond occidentalism : toward nonimperial geohistorical categories' / Fernando Coronil -- 'Globalization and volence' / Arjun Appadurai -- 'On development, demography and climate change : the end of the world as we know it?' / Tim Dyson.
Summary: Comprising writings ordered around intentional and imminent 'development', this reader offers a compendium of classical and contemporary debates on development: Adam Smith and Karl Marx meet, among others, Robert Wade, Amartya Sen and Jeffrey Sachs.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

'The geography of poverty and wealth' / Jeffrey D. Sachs, Andrew D. Mellinger and John L. Gallup -- 'The origins of the third world' / Mike Davis -- 'The lay of the land' / Anne McClintock -- 'Economic development : a semantic history' / Heinz Arndt -- 'Of the advantages which Europe has derived from the discovery of America, and from that of a Passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope' / Adam Smith -- 'The British rule in India' / Karl Marx -- 'The organic analogy reconsidered' and 'societal typologies' / Herbert Spencer -- 'Civilisation' and 'what is true civilisation?' / M.K. Gandhi -- 'Economic possibilities for our grandchildren' / John Maynard Keynes -- 'Freedom in a complex society' / Karl Polanyi -- 'The background of colonial policy and practice' / J.S. Furnivall -- 'The impasse' / Alexander Gerschenkron -- 'This is the voice of Algeria' / Frantz Fanon -- 'The problematization of poverty : the tale of three worlds and development' / Arturo Escobar -- 'Marxism, communism and the stages-at-growth' / W.W. Rostow -- 'Population policy and the future' / Kingsley Davis -- 'Economic development with unlimited supplies of labour' / W.A. Lewis -- 'The distribution of gains between investing and borrowing countries' / H.W. Singer -- 'Socialism and the Soviet experience' / Alec Nove -- 'Man and nature in China' / Rhoads Murphey -- 'The steep ascent' / Paul Baran -- 'Capitalism and cheap labour-power in South Africa : from segregation to apartheid' / Harold Wolpe -- 'The obligation to endure' / Rachel Carson -- 'The economics of polygamy' / Ester Boserup -- 'What is "urban bias", and is it to blame?' / Michael Lipton -- 'Latin American squatter settlements : a problem and a solution' / William Mangin -- 'Foreign aid, forever?' / P.T. Bauer -- 'The dirigiste dogma' / Deepak Lal -- 'Democracy and the "Washington consensus"' / John Williamson -- 'Seeing like a state : conclusion' / James C. Scott -- 'The irrelevance of development studies' / Michael Edwards -- 'Male bias in the development process : an overview' / Diane Elson -- 'The anti-politics machine : "development" and bureaucratic power in Lesotho' / James Ferguson and Larry Lohmann -- 'Goodbye Washington consensus, hello Washington confusion?' / Dani Rodrik -- 'Was Latin America too rich to prosper? : structural and political obstacles to export-led industrial growth' / James E. Mahon, Jr. -- 'Fiscal reform and the economic foundations of local state corporatism in China' / Jean C. Oi -- 'Moving the state : the politics of democratic decentralization in Kerala, South Africa and Porto Alegre' / Patrick Heller -- 'Conclusion : Linking the urban and the rural' / Mahmood Mamdani -- '"People's knowledge", participation and patronage : operations and representations in rural development' / David Mosse -- 'The market crosses borders' / Martin Wolf -- 'Is globalization reducing poverty and inequality?' / Robert Hunter Wade -- 'Wealth and well-being' / Partha Dasgupta -- 'More than 100 million women are missing' / Amartya Sen -- 'Conceptualising environmental collective action : why gender matters' / Bina Agarwal -- 'AIDS, gender, and sexuality during Africa's economic crisis' / Brooke Grundfest Schoepf -- 'Feminism, the Taliban, and politics of counter-insurgency' / Charles Hirschkind and Saba Mahmood -- 'Asia's reemergence' / S. Radelet and J. Sachs -- 'On missing the boat : the marginalization of the bottom billion in the world economy' / Paul Collier -- 'Consent to coercion' / David Harvey -- 'From the specter of Mao to the spirit of the law : labor insurgency in China' / Ching Kwan Lee -- 'The recurrent crises of the gatekeeper state' / Frederick Cooper -- 'Beyond occidentalism : toward nonimperial geohistorical categories' / Fernando Coronil -- 'Globalization and volence' / Arjun Appadurai -- 'On development, demography and climate change : the end of the world as we know it?' / Tim Dyson.

Comprising writings ordered around intentional and imminent 'development', this reader offers a compendium of classical and contemporary debates on development: Adam Smith and Karl Marx meet, among others, Robert Wade, Amartya Sen and Jeffrey Sachs.

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