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Globalization and the Postcolonial World : The New Political Economy of Development - Ankie M. M. Hoogvelt

Globalization and the Postcolonial World

The New Political Economy of Development

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Globalization is at the heart of debates about the present phase of development of the world economy. In Globalization and the Postcolonial World, Ankie Hoogvelt joins these debates to examine the ways in which globalization is affecting the countries of the developing world. Taking a new look at historical trends and theories in development studies, Hoogvelt places special emphasis on emerging global forms of production, exchange, and governance. She describes the diverse impacts of globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, East Asia, and Latin America, the identifying different postcolonial responses in each of these regions.

"This is a well-written textbook and a helpful review of recent theories of development... it formulates an innovative synthetic approach of its own and convincingly uses this approach to describe important recent changes in the Third World and in the global system." -- Christopher Chase-Dunn, Journal of Asian Studies

List of Figures and Tables
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements
Historical Structures
The History of Capitalist Expansion
Neocolonialism, Modernization and Dependency
Crisis and Restructuring: The New International Division of Labour
Crisis and Transformation
From Expansion to Involution
Flexibility and Informationalism
Globalization
Global Governance: Regulation and Imperialism
The Postcolonial World
Africa: Exclusion and the Containment of Anarchy
Islamic Revolt
The Developmental States of East Asia
Democracy, Civil Society and Postdevelopment in Latin America
Conclusion
Notes and References
Index
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ISBN: 9780333914205
ISBN-10: 0333914201
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 13th March 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 21.4  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised