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At the Crossroads of Development

Transnational Challenges to Developed and Developing Societies


Edited by Behar and Cuzán

The 10 articles assembled in this volume examine old problems and new opportunities in development that are associated with trade, communication, population distribution and migration, culture and institutions. They explore possibilities for and obstacles to technological and institutional transfers between developed and developing societies at a time when capitalism and democracy appear triumphant.
Points of convergence, parallel processes and equivalences in social problems and potential solutions across levels of development are noted. They point out that the hierarchy of the world economic system and indigenous cultures militate against the homogenization of the globe along Western lines.


Edited by Smith

With the resurgence of ethnic nationalism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, the need to bring the study of ethnicity and nationalism more closely together has become even plainer. The views expressed here represent several of the main lines of enquiry in the current study of ethnicity and nationalism.
Anthony D. Smith, 'Ethnicity and Nationalism.'
James Mayall and Mark Simpson, 'Ethnicity is not Enough: Reflections on Protracted Secessionism in the Third World.'
Sammy Smooha and Theodor Hanf, 'The Diverse Modes of Conflict Regulation in Deeply Divided Societies.'
Walker Connor, 'The Nation and its Myth.'
Anthony D. Smith, Nationalism and the Historians.'
Sylvia Walby, 'Women and Nation.'
John Hutchinson, 'Moral Innovators and the Politics of Regeneration: the Distinctive Role of Cultural Nationalists in Nation Building.'
Donald L. Horowitz, 'Irredentas and Secessions: Adjacent Phenomena, Neglected Connections.'


Edited by Jabbra and Jabbra

Broadly speaking, we can view women and development as the empowerment of women in a Third World context. Accordingly, the question is whether women in the Middle East and North Africa benefit from development. If so, in what ways do they benefit? The essays in this volume survey a number of countries in the region to address these questions. The countries include Afghanistan, Palestine/Israel, Iran, Algeria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Egypt. There is also an introduction to the volume and a general essay on women and development. The authors themselves are an international group of social scientists specializing in the region.

Third World Workers

Comparative International Labour Studies


Edited by Gutkind

Explaining Criminal Behaviour

Interdisciplinary Approaches

Edited by Buikhuisen and Mednick


Edited by Clark and Lemco

A new phenomenon in the past several decades has been the steady growth of the role of the state in both political and economic life throughout the developing world. This is largely the result of political leaders becoming increasingly involved in economic affairs and thereby using the state apparatus as an instrument to achieve politically- defined, economic objectives. Stronge developmentalist states, hence, have come to be seen as playing a central role in promoting economic growth and socio-cultural change. This collection of essays, however, raises a series of caveats about the idea that strong states promote development by exploring several case studies, including Algeria, Malaysia, South Korea, Venezuela and Taiwan.

The Many Faces of Development

A Debate in Seven Lectures

Edited by van Nieuwenhuijze

The Arab world

Dynamics of development


Edited by Abu-Laban and McIrvin Abu-Laban