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Publisher Description

The essential guide to the world’s most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies.

Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on:




* modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow





* dependencistas such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin





* progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten





* political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere





* progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne





* development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva.




This is a fascinating and readable introduction to the major figures that have shaped the field, ideal for anyone studying or working in the area.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2006
May 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
1.1
MB

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