Politics in the Developing World
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DescriptionThe third edition of this acclaimed anthology explores the changing nature of politics in the developing world in the twenty-first century. Featuring work from an esteemed line-up of international contributors, Politics in the Developing World, Third Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the field by combining theoretical approaches with discussions on social and cultural context, state governance, and such key policy issues as the environment and human rights. In addition, a section of in-depth case studies allows students to compare the political situations in a wide range of developing countries, from Indonesia and Iraq to India and China.
Revised and updated, the third edition features:
* New chapters on "Institutional Approaches" and "From Conflict to Peace-Building" and a reworked chapter on governance, aid, and globalization
* Three new extended case studies on India, Iraq, and China
* Updated material throughout that reflects the ongoing evolution of political regimes and development policies in the wake of recent events including the 2008 global financial crisis
A Companion Website featuring student resources including case studies (updated with new material, including cases on Iran and Brazil), a flashcard glossary, study questions, and links.
About the Author(s)
Peter Burnell is a Professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick.
Vicky Randall is a Professor of Government at the University of Essex.
Lise Rakner is a Professor in the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen.