Description - The Globalization and Development Reader by J. Timmons Roberts
The Globalization and Development Reader builds on the success of From Modernization to Globalization, published by the editors in 2000 and used around the world. It provides an up-to-date primer and key reference for students, scholars, and development practitioners wishing to get up to speed quickly on the issues surrounding social change and development in the "Third World." * Includes carefully excerpted samples from both classic and contemporary writings. * Includes a general introduction to the field, and short, insightful section introductions.
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Author Biography - J. Timmons Roberts
J. Timmons Roberts is James Martin 21st Century School Professor in the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, and Professor of Sociology and former Director of the Program in Environmental Science and Policy at the College of William and Mary. His books include Chronicles from the Environmental Justice Frontline (with Melissa Toffolon-Weiss, 2001), Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America (with Nikki Thanos, 2003), and A Climate Of Injustice: Global Inequality, North-South Politics, and Climate Policy (with Bradley Parks, 2006). Amy Bellone Hite is Assistant Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Sociology at Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she teaches Social Theory, Social Policy, Social Problems, Urban Sociology, and Comparative Sociology. She is coeditor of From Modernization to Globalization: Perspectives on Development and Social Change (Blackwell, 2000) with J. Timmons Roberts.