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Clusters and Regional Development  

Sanjoy Chakravorty

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
Industrial clusters have existed since the early days of industrialization. Clusters exist because of the fact (or perception) that competing firms in the same industry derive some benefit ... More

Dependency and World-Systems Perspectives on Development  

Ray Kiely

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
This essay focuses on two related “radical theories” of development, dependency and world-systems theory, and shows how they emerged as a critique partly of modernization theory and of the ... More

Development and Religion  

Robert M. Bosco

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
The study of religion and development focuses on how the moral and ethical resources of the world’s major faith traditions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism ... More

Development Economics: From Classical to Critical Analysis  

Susan Engel

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
The definition of “development” has changed over the years since the inception of development economics as a sub-discipline of economics in the 1950s. Initially, development economics was ... More

Development: Institutional Perspectives  

Malcolm Fairbrother

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
There are three key literatures on the political economy of development that all emphasize the importance of institutions, but in different and somewhat contradictory ways. These ... More

The Development of “Lands of Recent Settlement”  

Cristian A. Harris

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
Lands of recent settlement refers to countries settled predominantly by European migration during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, such as the United States, Canada, Argentina, ... More

The Development Paradigm and Its Critics  

James H. Mittelman

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Development
Development cannot be separated from global political economy, but it is an inherent component of the latter. The concept of development was popularized through expansion of colonization, ... More

Development/Poverty Issues and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Steven W. Hook and Franklin Barr Lebo

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
International development has remained a key part of global economic relations since the field emerged more than half a century ago. From its initial focus on colonization and state ... More

Development, Welfare Policy, and the Welfare State  

Gyu-Jin Hwang

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Development
One of the most significant structural transformations in postwar capitalist democracies has been the rise of the welfare state. The theoretical intent of the traditional sociological and ... More

Diasporas and Development  

Rebecca Davies

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Development
Global restructuring across the developing world can have profound, if uneven, political, economic, and social consequences. As such, the relationship between diasporas and development is ... More

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