In this important book, pre-eminent economic sociologist Volker Bornschier analyzes growth and development in the Old and New Worlds - the so-called 'developed' countries. He shows how sociological and political factors have a massive impact on economic change in those countries. The book is a significant contribution to the burgeoning literature on social capital, trust and democracy and will be of interest to those in the fields of economics, sociology, politics and development studies.
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(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Volker Bornschier
Volker Bornschier is Professor of Sociology at the University of Zurich. He is the author of a number of important books including The Global Political Economy (Sage, 1999) and State-Building in Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2000)