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  1. Writing the City

    Eden, Babylon and the New Jerusalem

    By Peter Preston, Paul Simpson-Housley

    `The expression of human experience it embodies ... includes all personal history'. Saul Bellow's view of the city is far from that of classic geographical descriptions which look at growth or decline, demographic patterns, traffic flows and economic potential: these empirically conceived models of...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Theories of Development

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Dr Preston’s book, first published in 1982, presents a critical history of development studies since the Second World War, linking the recent, neo-Marxist, debate with the whole tradition in the field, going back to the work of economists like Arthur Lewis. He identifies a series of ‘schools’ and...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Development

    Essays on Development and Southeast Asia

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1987, this volume stresses the importance of development studies for sociology, as P. W. Preston argues that this field of study is emerging from the technical social scientific ghetto back into the mainstream of the ‘classical tradition’ of social theorizing, represented by Marx...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Trends in Development Theory

    Essays in Development and Social Theory

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The theme of this work, first published in 1985, is the exchange between issues of development and problems of social theory. They provide preliminary analysis of the multiplicity of social-theoretic arguments in development theory and their implications for social theory in general. The book...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Singapore in the Global System

    Relationship, Structure and Change

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book tracks the phases of Singapore’s economic and political development, arguing that its success was always dependent upon the territories links with the surrounding region and the wider global system, and suggests that managing these links today will be the key to the country’s future....

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. National Pasts in Europe and East Asia

    By Peter W. Preston

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    With the rise of industrial capitalism in Europe and the related imposition of colonial rule in much of East Asia, both Europe and East Asia have intertwined histories that continue to shape their political thinking and political decision making. The contemporary interactions of the two regions –...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary China

    The Dynamics of Change at the Start of the New Millennium

    Edited by Jurgen Haacke, Peter Preston

    With a large and growing economy and a leadership dedicated both to domestic reform and the further integration into international society and the world economy, China is facing and posing important challenges at the local, national, regional and wider international level. This book analyses the...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

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