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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0415337895
ISBN-13: 9780415337892
Sku: 31275895
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 1.25T
Pages:  320
Age Range:  NA
 
"Fifty Key Thinkers on Development" is the essential guide to the world's most influential development thinkers. It presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies from both North and South. David Simon has assembled a highly authoritative team of contributors from different backgrounds and disciplines to reflect on the lives and contributions of fifty leading development thinkers from around the world. These include:
- Modernizers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow
- Dependencies such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin
- Progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten
- Political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere
- Progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne
- Development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva
This invaluable reference is a conciseand accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the ideological and disciplinary spectrum.
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Fifty Key Thinkers on Development is the essential guide to the world's most influential development thinkers. It presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies from both North and South. David Simon has assembled a highly authoritative team of contributors from different backgrounds and disciplines to reflect on the lives and contributions of fifty leading development thinkers from around the world. These include:

· Modernizers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow
· Dependencies such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin
· Progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten
· Political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere
· Progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne
· Development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva

This invaluable reference is a conciseand accessible introduction to the lives and key contributions of development thinkers from across the ideological and disciplinary spectrum.

The essential guide to the world?s most influential development thinkers, this authoritative text presents a unique guide to the lives and ideas of leading contributors to the contested terrain of development studies.

Reflecting the diverse, interdisciplinary nature of the area, the book includes entries on:

* modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow

* dependencistas such as Frank, Cardoso and Amin

* progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten

* political leaders enunciating radical alternative visions of development, such as Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere

* progenitors of religiously or spiritually inspired development, such as Gandhi and Ariyaratne

* development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva.

This is a fascinating and readable introduction to the major figures that have shaped the field, ideal for anyone studying or working in the area.

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