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Politics in the Developing World


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Part I Approaches and global context 1: Vicky Randall: Changing analytical approaches to the study of politics in the developing world 2: James Chiriyankandrath: Colonialism and post-colonial development 3: Lise Rakner and Vicky Randall: Institutional perspectives 4: Stephen Hobden: The developing world in the global economy 5: Stephen Hobden: The developing world in international politics Part II Society and state 6: Jenny Pearce: Inequality 7: James R. Scarritt: Ethnopolitics and nationalism 8: Jeff Haynes: Religion 9: Kathleen Staudt: Women and gender 10: Marina Ottaway: Civil society 11: Siri Gloppen: Social movements and alternative politics Part III State and society 12: Adrian Leftwich: Theorizing the state 13: Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary: Violent conflict and intervention 14: Peter Burnell: Democratization 15: Lise Rakner: Governance Part IV Policy issues 16: Tony Addison: Development 17: Peter Newell: Environment 18: Michael Freeman: Human rights 19: Nicole Jackson: Security Part V Regime change 20: David Taylor: Pakistan: regime change or continuing military dominance? 21: Edward Aspinall: Indonesia: redistributive power Part VI Fragile vs strong states 22: Nicola Pratt and Nadje Al-Ali: Iraq: from hard state to failed state - or fierce state? 23: Andreas Schedler: Mexico: transition to civil war democracy 24: Peter Ferdinand: South Korea: strong state, successful development Part VII Development and human rights 25: Stephen Wright: Nigeria: development, human rights, and democracy 26: Rachel Sieder: Guatemala: enduring underdevelopment Part VIII South-south relations 27: Leslie Elliott Armijo: Brazil as a global player? 28: Deborah Brautigam: China and the developing world 29: Emma Mawdsley: India as a post-colonial development partner

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Professor Peter Burnell, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick Emeritus Professor Vicky Randall, Department of Government, University of Essex Professor Lise Rakner, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen


`This book covers all relevant themes, approaches, and policy issues, and will be extremely useful for students in political science and development studies.' Anne Mette Kjaer, Aarhus University `The best first point of reference for students... it paves the way for fruitful contextual studies of major problems in comparative and theoretical perspective.' Olle Trnuist, University of Oslo `... an eloquently written text by some of the leading international scholars currently working in the area. The book provides a theoretically-informed approach to understanding many of the major historical and contemporary issues impacting politics in the developing world.' Bruce Wilson, University of Central Florida `This classic textbook provides the discerning student with the best possible introduction to the politics experienced by the majority of the people of the world.' Anthony Payne, University of Sheffield

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