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Fifty Key Thinkers on Development : Routledge Key Guides - David Simon

Fifty Key Thinkers on Development

Routledge Key Guides

By: David Simon (Editor)

Paperback Published: 16th November 2005
ISBN: 9780415337908
Number Of Pages: 301

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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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'Fifty Key Thinkers on Development is a stimulating and inspiring book... I readily recommend this book to anyone with an interest in development - whether academics, students, practitioners or politicians. There is something there for everyone and it deserves a wide and diverse readership.' - Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 28(2), 2007

Introductionp. vii
Adebayo Adedejip. 3
Anil Agarwalp. 9
Elmar Altvaterp. 14
Samir Aminp. 20
A.T. Ariyaratnep. 25
Jagdish Bhagwatip. 31
Piers Blaikiep. 35
James M. 'Jim' Blautp. 40
Norman Borlaugp. 45
Ester Boserupp. 50
Harold Brookfieldp. 56
Fernando Henrique Cardosop. 61
Michael Cerneap. 67
Robert Chambersp. 73
Hollis B. Cheneryp. 78
Diane Elsonp. 84
Andre Gunder Frankp. 90
Paolo Freirep. 96
John Friedmannp. 101
Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhip. 106
Susan Georgep. 111
Alexander Gerschenkronp. 116
Gerald K. Helleinerp. 121
Albert O. Hirschmanp. 126
Richard Jollyp. 132
Charles Poor Kindlebergerp. 138
Sir William Arthur Lewisp. 144
Michael Liptonp. 149
Reverend Thomas Robert Malthusp. 155
Mao Zedongp. 161
Karl Marxp. 166
Manfred Max-Neefp. 171
Terence Gary McGeep. 176
Gunnar Myrdalp. 181
Kwame Francis Nkrumahp. 187
Julius Kambaragwe Nyererep. 192
Raul Prebischp. 199
Walter Rodneyp. 205
Walt Whitman Rostowp. 211
E.F. (Fritz) Schumacherp. 218
Dudley Seersp. 224
Amartya Kumar Senp. 230
Vandana Shivap. 236
Hans Wolfgang Singerp. 242
Joseph Stiglitzp. 247
Paul Patrick Streetenp. 252
James Tobinp. 258
Mahbub Ul Haqp. 264
Eric R. Wolfp. 270
Peter Worsleyp. 275
About the contributorsp. 281
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9780415337908
ISBN-10: 0415337909
Series: Routledge Key Guides
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 301
Published: 16th November 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 13.95  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1