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The Critical Development Studies Handbook
Tools for Change
Edited by: Henry Veltmeyer
- ISBN: 9780745331232
- Extent: 320pp
- Release Date: 15 Mar 2011
- Size: 230mm x 150mm
- Format: Paperback
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- Category: Development Studies
This handbook provides a clear and accessible introduction to the groundbreaking and interdisciplinary new field of critical development studies.
Each short chapter is written by a well-known specialist and provides a succinct discussion of central issues in the field. It provides a critical perspective informed by a belief in the need for substantive change and for genuine, lasting progress in international development.
This will be an important resource for all development scholars, teachers, students, researchers and activists who want to practice Development Studies with a critical edge.
About The Author
Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of Sociology and International Development Studies at Saint Mary’s University, Nova Scotia, Canada and Adjunct Professor of Development Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico. He is the co-author of Social Movements and State Power (Pluto, 2005)