Development Economics

Development Economics A Critical Introduction - Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

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Synopsis

Following the 2007-2009 financial and economic crises, there has been an unprecedented demand among economics students for an alternative approach, which offers a historical, institutional and multidisciplinary treatment of the discipline. Economic development lends itself ideally to meet this demand, yet most undergraduate textbooks do not reflect this.

This book will fill this gap, presenting all the core material needed to teach development economics in a one semester course, while also addressing the need for a new economics and offering flexibility to instructors. Rather than taking the typical approach of organizing by topic, the book uses theories and debates to guide its structure. This will allow students to see different perspectives on key development questions, and therefore to understand more fully the contested nature of many key areas of development economics.

The book can be used as a standalone textbook on development economics, or to accompany a more traditional text.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780415787369
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
DEWEY: 338.9
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 632g
Height: 156mm
Width: 232mm
Spine width: 23mm