This is a textbook with a story to tell. Discussing development from the colonial era to the present in Latin America, Asia and Africa, authors Cypher and Dietz encompass a blend of classical development ideas and current theory, helping students gain a balanced picture not currently available in other textbooks.
Adopting a truly global approach throughout, the focus in this second edition is on income distribution, poverty, and social issues. Excellent pedagogy including plentiful diagrams, boxes, user-friendly summaries and end of chapter questions help readers understand often complex topics. Integral to the book is a close examination of recent events and broad-ranging discussions of key issues including:
Building upon the impressive and popular first edition, Cypher and Dietz have pulled off that rarity in textbook publishing: a book which will leave students with a framework of understanding which will empower them to go on to understand a broad range of ‘North-South’ issues and controversies.
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James M. Cypher is Professor of Economics at California State University in Fresno, USA. James L. Dietz is Professor of Economics at California State University in Fullerton. , USA.Review:
Undergraduate-level textbook on economic development focuses on the application of economic analysis to the problems and issues of developing nations, taking into account the particular institutional structure and history of these countries.
–Journal of Economic Literature, 12/2004
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