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Challenge of Third World Development, The (5th Edition) by Howard Handelman (Paperback - May 17, 2008). Prentice Hall; 5 edition (May 17, 2008). This text explores political, economic, and social issues common to diverse Third World countries. It stresses the themes of democratization, modernization, and dependency theory, examining the nature of underdevelopment. The text analyzes the major political and socio economic rifts that divide many of these nations and the efforts being made to understand and address these challenges. Information 

China Rising: Peace, Power, and Order in East Asia by David C. Kang (Hardcover - Oct 26, 2007). Columbia University Press (October 26, 2007).
David C. Kang makes the strongest case yet that East Asia's future will be like its past: Sino-centric, hierarchical, and reasonably stable. An original and provocative assessment that will stir debate among theorists and strategists alike. Information  

Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective (Sociology for a New Century Series) by Philip David McMichael (Paperback - Dec 6, 2007). Pine Forge Press; 4th edition (December 6, 2007).
Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective, Fourth Edition, describes the dramatic acceleration of the global and political economy across three historical periods: colonialism, the development era, and the current era of globalization. Information  

Development Economics (Critical Concepts in Development Studies) by C. B. Barrett (Hardcover - Oct 15, 2007). Routledge; 1 edition (October 15, 2007).
A new reference title, this Routledge Major Work is a four-volume collection of the core research in development economics, integrating both theoretical and empirical findings from the micro-level of individuals, households, farms and firms, through the meso-level of communities, institutions and markets, to the macro-level of national economic growth. Information 

Economic Growth (2nd Edition) (The Addison-Wesley Series in Economics) by David N. Weil (Hardcover - Mar 10, 2008). Addison Wesley; 2 edition (March 10, 2008).
By showing how empirical data relate to new and old theoretical ideas, Economic Growth , 2/e provides readers with a complete introduction to the discipline and the latest research. Information 

Economics of Development, Sixth Edition by Dwight H. Perkins, Steven Radelet, and David L. Lindauer (Hardcover - Aug 23, 2006). W. W. Norton; 6 edition (August 23, 2006).
Economics of Development is renowned for its accessibility and emphasis on the real-world perspectives of developing countries, using concrete empirical data and case studies to illustrate key concepts. Integrating new coverage of modern growth and human resources theory throughout and with five entirely new chapters, the Sixth Edition represents the most extensive revision of this classic text to date. Information  

Global Development Finance 2008: Multiple User (Global Development Finance) by World Bank (Hardcover - Aug 8, 2008). World Bank Publications (August 8, 2008). Information 

India: The Emerging Giant by Arvind Panagariya (Hardcover - Mar 3, 2008). Oxford University Press, USA (March 3, 2008).
India is not only the world's largest and fiercely independent democracy, but also an emerging economic giant. But to date there has been no comprehensive account of India's remarkable growth or the role policy has played in fueling this expansion. India: The Emerging Giant fills this gap, shedding light on one of the most successful experiments in economic development in modern history. Information  

Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice (3rd Edition) (Addison Wesley Series in Economics) by Don E. Waldman and Elizabeth J. Jensen (Hardcover - Aug 4, 2006). Addison Wesley; 3 edition (August 4, 2006).
The five parts of this text cover: The basics of industrial organization, Modern industrial organization: game theory and strategic behavior,Business practices, and Public policy and international trade. DLC: Industrial organization (Economic theory) Information  

Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice by Edward J. Blakely and Ted K. Bradshaw (Paperback - Jun 15, 2002). Sage Publications, Inc; 3rd edition (June 15, 2002).
Since the appearance of the First Edition in 1990, Planning Local Economic Development has become the foundation for an entire generation of planners and academics teaching planning. Building on the success of its predecessors, the Third Edition continues to explore the theories of local economic development and address the dilemmas communities face. Information 

Promises Not Kept: Poverty and The Betrayal of Third World Development by John Isbister (Paperback - Jun 2006). Kumarian Press; Seventh Edition edition (June 2006).
A penetrating account of why most people on the planet are poor and what we can do about it. Information  

The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development by Patrice Franko (Paperback - Mar 28, 2007). Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.; 3 Rev Upd edition (March 28, 2007).
this third edition, Patrice Franko analyzes challenges to the neoliberal model of development and highlights recent macroeconomic changes in the region. Including charts and tables with the most current data available, the book also offers a wealth of new boxed discussions and vignettes. Information


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