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Introduction to international development : approaches, actors, issues, and practice / [edited by] Paul A. Haslam, Jessica Schafer, Pierre Beaudet.

Contributor(s): Haslam, Paul Alexander [editor.] | Schafer, Jessica [editor.] | Beaudet, Pierre, 1950- [editor.].
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press, [2017]Copyright date: 2017Edition: Third edition.Description: xxv, 606 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199018901; 0199018901.Subject(s): Economic development -- Textbooks | Political development -- Textbooks | Economic development | Political developmentGenre/Form: Textbooks. | Textbooks.
Contents:
Part 1. Theories and approaches in international development. Meaning, measurement, and morality in international development / Jessica Schafer, Paul A. Haslam, and Pierre Beaudet -- Imperialism and the colonial experience / Eric Allina -- Theories of development / Radhika Desai -- Post-development and alternatives to development / Aram Ziai -- Gender and development : theoretical contributions, international commitments, and global campaigns / Rebecca Tiessen, Jane Parpart, and Marianne H. Marchand -- Globalization and development / Pierre Beaudet -- Part 2. International development actors. State of the state : does the state have a role in development? / Anil Hira -- National development agencies and bilateral aid / Stephen Brown -- The international financial institutions / Marcus Taylor -- The United Nations and multilateral actors in development / David Sogge -- Private enterprise and development / Paul A. Haslam -- Civil society and development / Henry Veltmeyer -- China and the emerging economies / Jing Gu -- Part 3. Issues in international development. Debt and development / Joseph Hanlon and Tim Jones -- Free trade, fair trade, and south-south trade / Gavin Fridell -- Democracy / C�edric Jourde -- Climate change, environment, and development / Chukwumerije Okereke and Abu-Bakar S. Massaquoi -- Rural development / Joshua J. Ramisch -- Urban development : cities in the global south / Anne Latendresse, Lisa Bornstein, and Jane Reid -- Development and health / Ted Schrecker -- Conflict and development / Torunn Wimpelmann and Astri Suhrke -- Information technologies and development / Erwin A. Alampay -- Culture and development / Nissim Mannathukkaren -- Part 4. Practice in international development. Understanding global poverty reduction : ideas, actors, and institutions / David Hulme and Sophie King -- Measuring and evaluating poverty / Keetie Roelen -- Inequality and social policy / Arjan de Haan -- Planning and appraising development projects / David Potts -- Humanitarian assistance and intervention -- Ethics of development / Laura Hammond -- Ethics of development / Des Gasper.
Summary: "Introduction to International Development integrates the work of leading experts from disciplines as varied as geography, history, sociology, political science, economics, gender studies, and anthropology. Contributed chapters present foundational overviews as well as in-depth coverage of issues at the heart of today's most pressing international debates. In addition to a new part focussed exclusively on the practice of international development with six new chapters on measuring poverty, planning projects, development ethics, humanitarian assistance, and global poverty reduction, this edition has new chapters on alternatives to development, gender and development, China and the emerging economies, and climate change."--
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Books Books American University in Dubai American University in Dubai Non-fiction Main Collection HD82.I58 2017 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 5181992

Previous edition has subtitle: Approches, actors, and issues, 2013.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. Theories and approaches in international development. Meaning, measurement, and morality in international development / Jessica Schafer, Paul A. Haslam, and Pierre Beaudet -- Imperialism and the colonial experience / Eric Allina -- Theories of development / Radhika Desai -- Post-development and alternatives to development / Aram Ziai -- Gender and development : theoretical contributions, international commitments, and global campaigns / Rebecca Tiessen, Jane Parpart, and Marianne H. Marchand -- Globalization and development / Pierre Beaudet -- Part 2. International development actors. State of the state : does the state have a role in development? / Anil Hira -- National development agencies and bilateral aid / Stephen Brown -- The international financial institutions / Marcus Taylor -- The United Nations and multilateral actors in development / David Sogge -- Private enterprise and development / Paul A. Haslam -- Civil society and development / Henry Veltmeyer -- China and the emerging economies / Jing Gu -- Part 3. Issues in international development. Debt and development / Joseph Hanlon and Tim Jones -- Free trade, fair trade, and south-south trade / Gavin Fridell -- Democracy / C�edric Jourde -- Climate change, environment, and development / Chukwumerije Okereke and Abu-Bakar S. Massaquoi -- Rural development / Joshua J. Ramisch -- Urban development : cities in the global south / Anne Latendresse, Lisa Bornstein, and Jane Reid -- Development and health / Ted Schrecker -- Conflict and development / Torunn Wimpelmann and Astri Suhrke -- Information technologies and development / Erwin A. Alampay -- Culture and development / Nissim Mannathukkaren -- Part 4. Practice in international development. Understanding global poverty reduction : ideas, actors, and institutions / David Hulme and Sophie King -- Measuring and evaluating poverty / Keetie Roelen -- Inequality and social policy / Arjan de Haan -- Planning and appraising development projects / David Potts -- Humanitarian assistance and intervention -- Ethics of development / Laura Hammond -- Ethics of development / Des Gasper.

"Introduction to International Development integrates the work of leading experts from disciplines as varied as geography, history, sociology, political science, economics, gender studies, and anthropology. Contributed chapters present foundational overviews as well as in-depth coverage of issues at the heart of today's most pressing international debates. In addition to a new part focussed exclusively on the practice of international development with six new chapters on measuring poverty, planning projects, development ethics, humanitarian assistance, and global poverty reduction, this edition has new chapters on alternatives to development, gender and development, China and the emerging economies, and climate change."--

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