Politics in the Developing World: A Concise Introduction

  • Publish Date: 2002-11-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jeffrey Haynes
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Purposefully written for those coming to politics for the first time, this textbook provides an exploration and analysis of the most important political issues affecting the Developing World. Offering a different perspective from standard texts in this field, Politics in the Developing World encourages an understanding of the breadth and nature of a range of pressing - and previously understated - issues: the striving for democracy; the political consequences of economic growth and development; the struggle of religious and ethnic minorities; women's and human rights; the impact of globalization; and the politics of the natural environment.


  • Purposefully written for those coming to politics for the first time, this textbook provides an exploration and analysis of the most important political issues in the Developing World.
  • Offering a different perspective from standard texts in this field, Politics in the Developing World encourages an understanding of the breadth and nature of a range of pressing - and previously understated - issues.
  • This new edition of the text (previously titled Third World Politics: A Concise Introduction) has been completely rewritten, taking into account changes in the Developing World in the last decade.
  • An increased focus on the international relations of the Developing World to complement those chapters concerned with domestic issues and with updated regional analyses and data throughout.


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