The crucial consultant to the world’s so much influential improvement thinkers, this authoritative textual content offers a different consultant to the lives and ideas of top participants to the contested terrain of improvement reviews.
Reflecting the various, interdisciplinary nature of the world, the publication comprises entries on:
* modernisers like Hirshman, Kindleberger and Rostow
* dependencistas akin to Frank, Cardoso and Amin
* progressives like Prebisch, Helleiner and Streeten
* political leaders enunciating radical replacement visions of improvement, comparable to Mao, Nkrumah and Nyerere
* progenitors of religiously or spiritually encouraged improvement, comparable to Gandhi and Ariyaratne
* development-environment thinkers like Blaikie, Brookfield and Shiva.
This is an interesting and readable advent to the key figures that experience formed the sector, excellent for someone learning or operating within the area.
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