Politics and Society in the Developing World

Politics and Society in the Developing World

eBook - 2001
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This text is a completely updated and revised version of the first edition, Politics and Society in the Third World. Mehran Kamrava has brought the book in line with the major changes in global politics, and the politics and social issues of the developing world. The book examines key issues such as democratization; civil society organizations and NGOs; political society; state collapse; democratic bargains and transition; consolidation and problems of legitimacy; elections; multi-party politics; industrial development; dependency theory and globalization; the roles of the IMF and the World Bank, the GATT and other multinational institutions; urbanization; social change; the increasing influence of western values, capital and institutions; political culture - its role and impact in newly democratic developing countries; revolution. It also gives examples from Africa, East Asia and rural societies.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
ISBN: 0415212340
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 238 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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