Description - State, Markets, and Just Growth by Atul Kohli
This volume explores the common concerns of developing countries in the quest for just growth, while emphasizing their special regional needs. The opening chapters provide an overview of the shared imperatives of globalization, democracy, poverty, and inequality. The rest analyze the records of different regions and countries in achieving just growth. Each author addresses four specific issues: states, markets, and growth - how much should states intervene in the market in order to promote growth?; states, markets, and distribution - how much emphasis should development strategies put on deliberate redistribution and/or poverty alleviation?; globalization - how constrained, as a result of globalization, are developing countries when choosing their development paths?; and democracy - are democracies able to reconcile economic growth with distribution? The book advances the proposition that well-organized states that systematically incorporate popular concerns will continue to be fundamental to the pursuit of just growth in the new century.
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Author Biography - Atul Kohli
Atul Kohli is professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. Chung-in Moon is dean of the Graduate School of International Studies and professor of the Political Science department at Yonsei University, Seoul. Georg Sorenson is professor of International Politics and Economics at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.