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Rethinking the Third World : international development and world politics / Mark T. Berger and Heloise Weber.

By: Berger, Mark T
Contributor(s): Weber, Heloise
Material type: TextTextSeries: Rethinking world politicsPublisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: xiv, 186 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781403995889 (hardback)Subject(s): Economic development -- Developing countries | Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries | World politics | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing Countries | Developing countries -- Politics and government | Developing countries -- Economic conditions | Developing countries -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 338.91091724 LOC classification: JF60 | .B475 2014Other classification: POL023000 | SOC042000
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction: International Development, World Politics and Global Modernity -- 2. Global Modernity and International Development: The Origins of the Third World -- 3. Third World Rising: Decolonization, the Cold War and Third Worldism -- 4. The Golden Age of Third Worldism: International Development, the Cold War and the Contradictions of Global Modernity -- 5. Third Worldism in Decline: International Development, the End of the Cold War and the Crisis of Global Modernity -- 6. The Resurrection of Nation-Building and Modernization: Security and International Development in the Third World after the Cold War -- 7. A New Agenda for Negotiating Global Modernity: A Regional Development-Security Framework After Third Worldism -- 8. Conclusion: Rethinking the Third World.
Summary: "A systematic reassessment, by two leading figures in the field, of the paradigm of international development in both theory and practice. It offers an overview and critique of development theory and strategy, and a new framework for the analysis of global inequality, poverty and development in an era of globalization"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction: International Development, World Politics and Global Modernity -- 2. Global Modernity and International Development: The Origins of the Third World -- 3. Third World Rising: Decolonization, the Cold War and Third Worldism -- 4. The Golden Age of Third Worldism: International Development, the Cold War and the Contradictions of Global Modernity -- 5. Third Worldism in Decline: International Development, the End of the Cold War and the Crisis of Global Modernity -- 6. The Resurrection of Nation-Building and Modernization: Security and International Development in the Third World after the Cold War -- 7. A New Agenda for Negotiating Global Modernity: A Regional Development-Security Framework After Third Worldism -- 8. Conclusion: Rethinking the Third World.

"A systematic reassessment, by two leading figures in the field, of the paradigm of international development in both theory and practice. It offers an overview and critique of development theory and strategy, and a new framework for the analysis of global inequality, poverty and development in an era of globalization"--

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