From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies (BOK)

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"Think global, act locally" is a phrase often used to describe the importance of popular activism and an awareness of the issues surrounding globalisation and development. This book is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to key concepts in development that are central to understanding the causes of poverty, inequality and injustice in the global North and South. This second edition of the book contains new chapters on climate change, neoliberalism, child labour, popular movements in Latin America and the development process in Africa. Existing chapters have been revised and completely updated to analyse and reflect upon the impact of the global economic recession on international development. Students of development studies and NGO practitioners will find this collection invaluable as they explore opportunities for study and fieldwork.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forlag
PLUTO PRESS
ISBN 9780745328423 Antall sider 320
Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 1,8cm Vekt 386 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Gerard McCann, Stephen McCloskey
Emner og form Development studies