The Globalization and Development ReaderPerspectives on Development and Global Change
This revised and updated second edition of The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the considerable success of a first edition that has been used around the world. It combines selected readings and editorial material to provide a coherent text with global coverage, reflecting new theoretical and empirical developments. 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 21 new selections New pieces cover the impact of the recession in the global North, global inequality and uneven development, gender, international migration, the role of cities, agriculture and on the governance of pharmaceuticals and climate change politics 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 New readings include selections by Alexander Gershenkron, Alice Amsden, Amartya Sen, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Cecile Jackson, Dani Rodrik, David Harvey, Greta Krippner, Kathryn Sikkink, Leslie Sklair, Margaret E. Keck, Michael Burawoy, Nitsan Chorev, Oscar Lewis, Patrick Bond, Peter Evans, Philip McMichael, Pranab Bardhan, Ruth Pearson, Sarah Babb, Saskia Sassen, and Steve Radelet
Preface and Acknowledgments ix Globalization and Development: Recurring Themes 1 Amy Bellone Hite, J. Timmons Roberts, and Nitsan Chorev Part I Formative Approaches to Development and Social Change 19 Introduction 21 1 Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and Alienated Labour (1844) 29 Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels 2 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1905) 39 Max Weber 3 The Stages of Economic Growth: A Non-Communist Manifesto (1960) 52 W. W. Rostow 4 Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective (1962) 62 Alexander Gerschenkron 5 A Study of Slum Culture: Backgrounds for La Vida (1968) 79 Oscar Lewis 6 Political Participation: Modernization and Political Decay (1968) 88 Samuel Huntington Part II Dependency and Beyond 95 Introduction 97 7 The Development of Underdevelopment (1969) 105 Andre Gunder Frank 8 Dependency and Development in Latin America (1972) 115 Fernando Henrique Cardoso 9 The Rise and Future Demise of the World Capitalist System: Concepts for Comparative Analysis (1979) 126 Immanuel Wallerstein 10 Taiwan’s Economic History: A Case of Etatisme and a Challenge to Dependency Theory (1979) 147 Alice H. Amsden 11 Rethinking Development Theory: Insights from East Asia and Latin America (1989) 169 Gary Gereffi 12 Interrogating Development: Feminism, Gender and Policy (1998) 191 Ruth Pearson and Cecile Jackson 13 Why Is Buying a “Madras” Cotton Shirt a Political Act? A Feminist Commodity Chain Analysis (2004) 204 Priti Ramamurthy Part III What Is Globalization? 225 Introduction 227 14 The New International Division of Labour in the World Economy (1980) 231 Folker Fröbel, Jürgen Heinrichs, and Otto Kreye 15 In Defense of Global Capitalism (2003) 247 Johan Norberg 16 It’s a Flat World, After All (2005) 263 Thomas L. Friedman 17 The Financialization of the American Economy (2005) 272 Greta R. Krippner 18 The Transnational Capitalist Class and the Discourse of Globalization (2000) 304 Leslie Sklair 19 The Washington Consensus as Transnational Policy Paradigm: Its Origins, Trajectory and Likely Successor (2012) 319 Sarah Babb 20 The Crises of Capitalism (2010) 333 David Harvey Part IV Development after Globalization 337 Introduction 339 21 Global Crisis, African Oppression (2001) 345 Patrick Bond 22 Agrofuels in the Food Regime (2010) 356 Philip McMichael 23 Global Cities and Survival Circuits (2002) 373 Saskia Sassen 24 What Makes a Miracle: Some Myths about the Rise of China and India (2008) 391 Pranab Bardhan 25 Foreign Aid (2006) 398 Steven Radelet 26 The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy (2011) 417 Dani Rodrik Part V Global Themes Searching for New Paradigms 441 Introduction 443 27 A New World Order (2004) 449 Anne-Marie Slaughter 28 Transnational Advocacy Networks in International Politics (1998) 476 Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink 29 Multipolarity and the New World (Dis)Order: US Hegemonic Decline and the Fragmentation of the Global Climate Regime (2011) 486 J. Timmons Roberts 30 Changing Global Norms through Reactive Diffusion: The Case of Intellectual Property Protection of AIDS Drugs (2012) 503 Nitsan Chorev 31 Development as Freedom (1999) 525 Amartya Sen 32 From Polanyi to Pollyanna: The False Optimism of Global Labor Studies (2010) 549 Michael Burawoy 33 The Developmental State: Divergent Responses to Modern Economic Theory and the Twenty-First-Century Economy (2014) 563 Peter Evans Index 583
J. Timmons Roberts is the Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Brown University, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a Faculty Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown. He has published over seventy articles and his books include A Climate of Injustice: Global Inequality, North-South Politics, and Climate Policy (with Bradley Parks, 2007) and Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America (with Nikki Thanos, 2003). Amy Bellone Hite is Chairperson of The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. In addition to articles on urbanization and development, gender and class in Latin America, and demographic changes resulting from Hurricane Katrina, Bellone Hite has co-edited two prior volumes with J. Timmons Roberts. Nitsan Chorev is the Harmon Family Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Brown University. She was recently a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and a member at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. Her publications include, The World Health Organization Between North and South (Cornell University Press, 2012) and Remaking U.S. Trade Policy: From Protectionism to Globalization (Cornell University Press, 2007).
This revised and updated second edition of The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the considerable success of a first edition that has been used around the world. It combines selected readings and editorial material to provide a coherent text with global coverage, reflecting new theoretical and empirical developments. It provides original texts, including classics in the field and others at the cutting edge, which have been carefully edited for the non-technical reader, and offers concise definitions of key terms and concepts, requiring no prior knowledge about globalization and development or related theories. The second edition expands the collection of classic texts and, at the same time, provides the most important and readable articles and book selections on recent developments. More than half of the readings are new for the second edition, with a higher degree of editing for a student readership, and with increased coverage of China and India supporting its genuinely global coverage. New pieces help to capture the implications for developing countries of the recent Great Recession of the global North. There is more on global inequality and uneven economic development, as well as on women, international migration, the role of cities, agriculture and the environment, and especially climate change. There is also new material on the ability of labour to organize across borders. This book is an engaging and illuminating collection that includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions that introduce each reading. It provides an up-to-date primer and core reference source for students, scholars, and development practitioners wishing to get up to speed quickly on the issues surrounding social change, globalization, and development in the "Third World".
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