Core text for students, scholars, and development practitioners on the issues surrounding social change, globalization, and development in the "Third World", including a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions that introduce each reading.
- Main text and core reference for students and professionals studying the processes of social change and development in “third world” countries.Carefully excerpted materials facilitate the understanding of classic and contemporary writings.
- Second edition includes 33 essential readings, including 20 new pieces and the essential canon in the field.
- New pieces cover the impact of recession, global inequality and uneven development, women, international migration, the role of cities, agriculture and the environment, and climate change.
- Increased coverage of China and India help to provide genuinely global coverage, and for a student readership the materials have been subject to a higher degree of editing in the new edition.
- Includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions to each reading.
Keywords: Sociology of Globalization, Capitalism, Development, Max Weber, Underdevelopment, Dependency, Neo-Liberalism, Global Recession, Newly Industrializing Countries, Gender and Development, Global Economy, Globalization, Global Economics, Sociology of Development, Political Economy, Supply Chains, World Economy, North-South Divide, Security, Anti-Globalization