Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the Second Edition of this successful book:

Situates students in the expanding field of development theory; Provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches; Explains key concepts; Examines the shifts in theory; Offers an agenda for the future

In this book, the author brings a huge range of experience and knowledge about the relationship between the economically advanced and the emerging, developing nations.

Twenty-First-Century Globalization and Development

Twenty-first-century globalization and development

According to a recent headline, ‘China says west's lack of market oversight led to subprime crisis’. A senior Chinese banking regulator points out: ‘Western governments must strengthen their oversight of financial markets and improve cross-border regulatory cooperation if they are to avoid future global financial crises’.1

The tables are turning. The north used to lecture and discipline the south. In the twenty-first century not only has much of the south escaped this discipline – and repaid its debts to the IMF early – but some have started talking and acting back. These are not minor glitches. In the case of China it involves a $2 trillion question, which is approximately the size of its dollar holdings.

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