Understanding Third World Politics, Third Edition: Theories of Political Change and Development

B. C. Smith (Author)
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Description

Now in its third edition, Understanding Third World Politics is a comprehensive, critical introduction to key political theories and controversies in international development for students in Third World politics, political and economic development, and comparative government courses. B. C. Smith reviews the shared and increasingly diverse experiences of developing societies, debates about the nature of imperialism, and the usefulness and limitations of the term "Third World" as an organizing concept. He evaluates explanations of political change and theorizes the character and dynamics of political institutions and the instabilities they face today.

Product Details

Price
$15.00
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Publish Date
May 18, 2009
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.1 X 0.8 X 9.1 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780253221049
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About the Author

B. C. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Dundee. He is author of Bureaucracy and Political Power.