Upon its publication in 1989, this was the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of the Latin American School of Development and an invaluable guide to the major Third World contribution to development theory. The four major strands in the work of Latin American Theorists are: structuralism,...
Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge
Three-fourths of the world’s poor are rural poor. Most of the rural poor remain dependent on land-based livelihoods for their incomes and reproduction despite significant livelihood diversification in recent years. Land issue remains critical to any development discourse today. Market-led agrarian...
Published May 6th 2011 by Routledge
Political economy, rural transformation and the agrarian question
In 2007, for the first time in human history, a majority of the world’s population lived in cities. However, on a global scale, poverty overwhelmingly retains a rural face. This book assembles an unparalleled group of internationally-eminent scholars in the field of rural development and social...
Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge
Perspectives from Developing and Transition Countries
A host of internationally eminent scholars are brought together here to explore the structural causes of rural poverty and income inequality, as well as the processes of social exclusion and political subordination encountered by the peasantry and rural workers across a wide range of countries...
Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge
Globalization and Modernity, 2nd Edition
Praise for the first edition:'Accomplishes its task to provide readers with a broad multi-disciplinary view on globalization's many impacts on Latin America ... the organization of the collection is logical and thoughtful, and the structural perspectives offered are convincing and powerful. I...
Published March 26th 2004 by Routledge
This collection explores the connections between globalization, competitiveness and human security and their relevance for development studies. These issues, amongst others, are also explored in a number of case studies taken from Asia, Africa, and Latin America....
Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge