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Society, State and Market: A Guide to Competing Theories of Development
This major new textbook has been specifically written for students in Development Studies. It provides a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary picture of development research over the past generation. Organised around four major themes, it is the only textbook in this field to present critically the full range of theoretical approaches and current debates.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Zed Books
(first published 1997)
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This book is a great introduction to the broad, seemingly disparate question of international development. The author points out major theoretical and analytical trends across disciplines, highlighting the work of important scholars and linking their work in ways journal articles cannot. This book could form a solid core text book for any survey class on international development.