Readings

The readings marked 'required' must be read carefully prior to class. Students are encouraged to prepare short outlines based on reading notes before coming to class. The readings marked 'recommended' are suggested to supplement, deepen and expand the issues raised by the required readings. While students don't have to read them all before class, they are strongly encouraged to read what they can in order to fully realize the potential of this course.

SES # TOPICS READINGS
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Course Overview

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History
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History: Colonialism and Imperialism

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Amazon logo Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. Chapter 3 in International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp. 50–72. ISBN: 9780521816465. [Preview with Google Books]

Sandercock, Leonie. "Commentary: Indigenous Planning and the Burden of Colonialism." Planning Theory and Practice 5, no. 1 (2004): 118–24.

Amazon logo Mitchell, Tim. Chapters 3 and 6 in Colonising Egypt. University of California Press, 1991. ISBN: 9780520075689.

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Williams, Gavin. "Imperialism and Development: A Critique." World Development 6, no. 7–8 (1978): 925–36.

Amazon logo Amsden, Alice. Chapters 1 and 2 in Escape from Empire: The Developing World's Journey Through Heaven and Hell. MIT Press, 2007, pp. 1–38. ISBN: 9780262012348. [Preview with Google Books]

Acemoglu, Daron, et al. "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation." The American Economic Review 91, no. 5 (2001): 1369–401.

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History: Ideas and Ideologies of Progress and Modernization

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Amazon logo Friedmann, John. "Two Centuries of Planning Thought: An Over–View." In Planning in the Public Domain: From Knowledge to Action. Princeton University Press, 1987, pp. 51–85. ISBN: 9780691022680. [Preview with Google Books]

Mazlish, B. "The Idea of Progress." Daedalus 93 (Summer 1963): 447–61.

Amazon logo Mitchell, Timothy. Chapter 7 in Rule of Experts: Egypt, Techno–Politics, Modernity. University of California Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780520232624. [Preview with Google Books]

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Amazon logo Sibert, J. M. "Progress." In The Development Dictionary: A Guide to Knowledge As Power. Edited by W. Sachs. St. Martin's Press, 1992, pp. 192–205. ISBN: 9781856490436. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Rothschild, E. "Psychological Modernity in Historical Perspective." In Rethinking the Development Experience: Essays Provoked by the Work of Albert O. Hirschman. Edited by L. Rodwin and D. Schön. Brookings Institution, 1994, pp. 99–117. ISBN: 9780815775522. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Geertz, Clifford. "Modernities." In After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist (The Jerusalem–Harvard Lectures). Harvard University Press, 1995, pp. 136–68. ISBN: 9780674008717.

Concepts
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Concepts: Pro versus Anti–Development

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Wallerstein, Immanuel M. "After Developmentalism and Globalization, What?" Social Forces 83, no. 3 (2005): 1263–78.

Amazon logo Marglin, Stephen A., et al, eds. Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance (W I D E R Studies in Development Economics). Oxford University Press, 1990, pp. 1–28. ISBN: 9780198286943.

Amazon logo Escobar, Arturo. Chapter 1 in Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World. Princeton University Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780691034096. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Kolsterman, R. "Arguments For and Against Planning." In Readings in Planning Theory. Edited by S. Campbell and S. Fainstein. Blackwell, 2003, pp. 86–101. ISBN: 9780631223474. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Hirschman, Albert O. "In Defense of Possibilism." In Rival Views of Market Society. Viking, 1986, pp. 171–5. ISBN: 9780670813193. [Preview with Google Books]

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Amazon logo Arndt, H. W. "Radical Counterpoint: The Left." In Economic Development: The History of an Idea. University of Chicago Press, 1987, pp. 115–47. ISBN: 9780226027203. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Berlin, Isaiah. "The Pursuit of the Ideal." In The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas. Edited by Isaiah Berlin and Henry Hardy. Knopf, 1991, pp. 1–21. ISBN: 9780679401315.

Amazon logo Jacoby, R. "On Anti–Utopianism: More or Less." In Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti–Utopian Age. Columbia University Press, 2005, pp. 37–62. ISBN: 9780231128940.

Amazon logo Scott, J. C. "The High Modernist City: An Experiment and a Critique." In Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. Yale University Press, 1998, pp. 103–45. ISBN: 9780300070163.

Amazon logo Bates, Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies. University of California Press, 1981, pp. 81–95. ISBN: 9780520042537. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Harvey, D. "On Planning the Ideology of Planning." In Planning Theory in the 1980's: A Search for Future Directions. Edited by Robert W. Burchell and George Sternlieb. Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, 1983, pp. 213–34. ISBN: 9780882850481.

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Concepts: The question of Ethics

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Sanyal, Bish. "Globalization, Ethical Compromise and Planning Theory." Planning Theory 1, no. 2 (2002): 116–23.

Gardner, Howard. "Compromised Work." Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 134, no. 3 (2005): 42–51.

Amazon logo Hancock, Graham. Lords of Poverty. Camerapix, 1989, parts II and III. ISBN: 9780749305031.

Amazon logo Forester, John. "On the Ethics of Planning." In The Deliberative Practitioner: Encouraging Participatory Planning Processes. MIT Press, 1999. ISBN: 9780262561228. [Preview with Google Books]

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Amazon logo Giri, Ananta Kumar, and Philip Quarles van Ufford, eds. Chapter 1 in A Moral Critique of Development: In Search of Global Responsibilities. Routledge, 2003. ISBN: 9780415276269.

Amazon logo Brooks, Michael P. "The Political Savvy Planner." In Planning Theory for Practitioners. Planners Press, American Planning Association, 2002, pp. 185–95. ISBN: 9781884829598.

Bolan, R. S. "The Structure of Ethical Choice in Planning Practice." Journal of Planning Education and Research 3, no. 1 (1983): 23–34.

Amazon logo Chambers, Robert. Chapters 3 and 4 in Whose Reality Counts?: Putting the First Last. Intermediate Technology, 1997. ISBN: 9781853393860.

Marcuse, Peter. "Professional Ethics and Beyond: Values in Planning." Journal of the American Planning Association 42, no. 3 (1976): 264–74.

Theories
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Economic Development Theories: Neoclassical and Dependency

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Amazon logo Lewis, A. W. "Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labor." In The Economics of Underdevelopment. Edited by A. N. Agarwala and Sampat Pal Singh. Oxford University Press, 1963.

Amazon logo Baran, Paul. "The Political Economy of Growth." In The Economics of Underdevelopment: A Series of Articles and Papers. Edited by A. Agarwala and S. Singh. Oxford University Press, 1979. ISBN: 9780195606744.

Gunder Frank, Andre. "The Development of Underdevelopment." In Imperialism and Development: A Reader. Edited by Robert I. Rhode. Monthly Review Press, 1971, pp. 4–16.

Amazon logo Amsden, Alice H. "Gift of the Gods." Chapter 5 in Escape from Empire: The Developing World's Journey Through Heaven and Hell. MIT Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780262012348. [Preview with Google Books]

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Kenny, Charles, and David Williams. "What Do We Know About Economic Growth?: Or Why Don't We Know Very Much?" World Development 29, no. 1 (2000): 1–22.

Amazon logo Baran, Paul A. "On the Roots of Backwardness." In The Political Economy of Growth. Monthly Review Press, 2000, pp. 134–61. ISBN: 9780853450764.

Amazon logo Cardoso, Fernando Henrique, and Enzo Faletto. Chapters 1–3 and Chapter 6 in Dependency and Development in Latin America. University of California, 1979. ISBN: 9780520031937. [Preview with Google Books]

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Economic Development Theories: State Intervention and the East Asian Miracle

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Amazon logo Amsden, Alice H. Chapter 1 in The Rise of "The Rest": Challenges to the West from Late–Industrializing Economies. Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780195139693.

Amazon logo Gerschenkron, Alexander. Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective, A Book of Essays. Harvard University Press, 1962, pp. 5–30.

Amazon logo Chang, Ha–Joon. Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. Anthem, 2002, pp. 60–118. ISBN: 9781843310273. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo World Bank. Chapters 1 and 2 in The East Asian Miracle: Economic Growth and Public Policy. Oxford University Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780195209938.

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Amazon logo Davis, Diane E. Chapters 1 and 6 in Discipline and Development: Middle Classes and Prosperity in East Asia and Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780521002080.

Amazon logo Amsden, Alice H. "Getting the Prices Wrong." In Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization. Oxford University, 1989. ISBN: 9780195058529.

Amazon logo ———. "A Theory of Government Intervention in Late Industrialization." In State and Market in Development: Synergy or Rivalry? Edited by Louis G. Putterman and Dietrich Rueschemeyer. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1992, pp. 53–84. ISBN: 9781555873110.

Bhagwati, Jagdish N. "Export–Promoting Trade Strategy: Issues and Evidence." The World Bank Research Observer 3, no. 1 (1988): 27–57.

Myint, Hla. Chapter 3 in "Peasant Exports and the Growth of the Money Economy." In The Economics of the Developing Countries. Hutchinson, 1965.

Amazon logo Bates, Robert H. Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies. University of California Press, 1981, pp. 81–95. ISBN: 9780520042537.

Baer, W. "Import Substitution and Industrialization in Latin America: Experiences and Interpretations." Latin American Research Review 7, no. 1 (1972): 95–122.

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Economic Development Theories: New Institutionalism and Law

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Amazon logo Clague, Christopher K. "The New Institutional Economics and Economic Development." In Institutions and Economic Development: Growth and Governance in Less–Developed and Post–Socialist Countries. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, pp. 13–36. ISBN: 9780801854934.

Casson, Mark, et al. "Formal and Informal Institutions and Development." World Development 38, no. 2 (2010): 137–41.

Amazon logo World Bank. "Introduction" and "The Judicial System." In World Development Report 2002: Building Institutions for Markets. World Bank Publications, 2001. ISBN: 9780195216073.

Amazon logo Soto, Hernando de. Chapter 6 in The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. Basic Books, 2003. ISBN: 9780465016150.

Amazon logo Trubek, David M., and Alvaro Santos. Chapter 1 in The New Law and Economic Development: A Critical Appraisal. Cambridge University Press, 2006, pp. 1–18. ISBN: 9780521677578. [Preview with Google Books]

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The World Bank. "Legal and Judicial Reform: Observations, Experiences, and Approach of the Legal Vice Presidency / Legal Vice Presidency, the World Bank." 2002.

Glaeser, Edward, and Andrei Shleifer. "Legal Origins." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 117, no. 4 (2002): 1193–229. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Dixit, Avinash K. Lawlessness and Economics: Alternative Modes of Governance. Princeton University Press, 2004, pp. 1–24. ISBN: 9780691114866. [Preview with Google Books]

Djankov, S., R. La Porta, et al. "Courts: The Lex Mundi Project." The Quarterly Journal of Economics 118, no. 2 (2003): 453–517.

Amazon logo Evans, P. "Extending the Institutional Turn: Property, Politics and Development Trajectories." In Institutional Change and Economic Development. Edited by Ha–Joon Chang. Anthem Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781843312819. [Preview with Google Books] [Also available as WIDER Research Paper No. 2006/113.] (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

———. "Development As Institutional Change: The Pitfalls of Monocropping and the Potentials of Deliberation." Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID) 38, no. 4 (2004): 30–52.

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Alternative Development Theories: Human Rights and Development

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Amazon logo Sen, Amartya. Chapters 1 and 2 in Development As Freedom. Knopf, 1999. ISBN: 9780375406195. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. Chapter 7 in International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780521016711. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo World Bank. Development and Human Rights: The Role of the World Bank. World Bank, 1998, pp. 1–4 and 11–3. ISBN: 9780821343401.

Amazon logo United Nations. Chapter 1 in Human Rights and Human Development. Human Development Report. Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780195216790.

Sengupta, A. "Realising the Right to Development." Development and Change 31, no. 3 (2000): 553–78.

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Amazon logo Pogge, Thomas. Chapter 2 in World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms. Polity, 2002. ISBN: 9780745629957.

United Nations, General Assembly. "Declaration on the Right to Development." Human Rights: A Compilation of International Instruments. Volume 1, 1st Part, Universal Instruments. (41st sess: 1986–1987) (2002): 454–8. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Orford, Anne. "Globalization and the Right to Development." In People's Rights. Edited by Philip Alston. Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780198298755.

Marks, S. "The Human Right to Development: Between Rhetoric and Reality." Harvard Human Rights Journal 17 (2004): 137–68. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Uvin, Peter. Chapters 1 and 6 in Human Rights and Development. Kumarian Press, 2004. ISBN: 9781565491861.

Amazon logo World Commission on Dams. Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision–Making: The Report of the World Commission on Dams. Routledge, 2001. ISBN: 9781853837982.

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Development Theories Today in the Context of Global Crisis

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Sabel, Charles, and Sanjay Reddy. "Learning to Learn: Undoing the Gordian Knot of Development Today." Challenge 50, no. 5 (2007): 73–92.

Amazon logo Shaw, Timothy. "China, India and (South) Africa: What International Relations in the Second Decade of the Twenty First Century?" In The Rise of China and India in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities and Critical Interventions. Edited by Fantu Cheru and Syril Obi. Zed Books, 2010. ISBN: 9781848134362.

Stiglitz, J. E. "The Current Economic Crisis and Lessons for Economic Theory." Eastern Economic Journal 35, no. 3 (2009): 281–96.

Amazon logo ———. "Regulation and the Theory of Market and Government Failure." In New Perspectives on Regulation. Edited by David Moss and John Cisternino. The Tobin Project, 2009. ISBN: 9780982478806. [Preview with Google Books]

Actors
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Actors: State

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Amazon logo Tendler, Judith. Good Government in the Tropics. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997, pp. 1–20. ISBN: 9780801854521.

Amazon logo Chang, H. Joon. "Institutions and Economic Development: Good Governance in Historical Perspective." In Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. Anthem Press, 2002, pp. 61–81 and 99–123. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Annan, K. "The Role of the State in the Age of Globalization." In The Globalization Reader. Wiley–Blackwell, 2007, pp. 240–3. ISBN: 9871405155533.

Evans, Peter. "The Eclipse of the State? Reflections on Stateness in an Era of Globalization." World Politics 50, no. 1 (1997): 62–87.

Amazon logo Scott, James C. Introduction and Chapters 1–2 and 10 in Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed. Yale University Press, 1999, pp. 9–53. ISBN: 9780300078152.

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Sen, A. "Public Action and the Quality of Life in Developing Countries." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 43, no. 4 (1981): 287–319.

Amazon logo Killick, Tony. "Rethinking the Role of the State." In A Reaction Too Far: Economic Theory and the Role of the State in Developing Countries. Overseas Development Institute, 1989, pp. 21–33. ISBN: 9780850031201.

Streeten, P. "Markets and States: Against Minimalism." World Development 21, no. 8 (1993): 1281–98.

Amazon logo Rueschemeyer, D., and P. Evans. "The State and Economic Transformation: Towards an Analysis of the Conditions Underlying Effective Interventions." In Bringing the State Back In. Edited by Peter B. Evans, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, and Theda Skocpol. Cambridge University Press, 1985, pp. 44–77. ISBN: 9780521313131. [Preview with Google Books]

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Actors: Markets and Marketization

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Amazon logo Polanyi, Karl. Chapters 5 and 6 in The Great Transformation. Farrar and Rinehart, 1944.

Amazon logo Hirschman, A. O. "Does The Market Keep Us Out of Mischief Or Out of Happiness." In A Propensity to Self–Subversion. Harvard University Press, 1995, pp. 213–320. ISBN: 9780674715578. [Preview with Google Books]

Starr, Paul. "The Meaning of Privatization." Yale Law and Policy Review 6 (1988): 6–41.

Birdsall, Nancy, and John Nellis. "Winners and Losers: Assessing the Distributional Impact of Privatization." World Development 31, no. 10 (2003): 1617–33. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Kim, Annette. Chapter 1 in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780195369397.

Salvucci, F. "Reconstructing a Tragedy," The Boston Globe, July 21, 2006.

Williams, Shirley. "The Seeds of Iraq's Future Terror," The Guardian, October 28, 2003.

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Evans, P. "Introduction: Development Strategies Across the Public–Private Divide." World Development 24, no. 6 (1996): 1033–7.

Bennell, P. "Privatization in Sub–Saharan Africa: Progress and Prospects During the 1990s." World Development 25, no. 11 (1997): 1785–803.

Gathii, James T. "Foreign and Other Economic Rights Upon Conquest and Under Occupation: Iraq in Comparative and Historical Perspective." University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law 25, no. 2 (2004): 525–53. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 3.9MB)

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Actors: Civil Society: NGOs and Social Movements

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Roy, Ananya. "Civic Governmentality: The Politics of Inclusion in Beirut and Mumbai." Antipode 41, no. 1 (2009): 159–79.

Fisher, William F. "Doing Good? The Politics and Antipolitics of NGO Practices." Annual Review of Anthropology 26 (1997): 439–64. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. Chapter 8 in International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780521016711. [Preview with Google Books]

Sanyal, B., and Vinit Mukhija. "Institutional Pluralism and Housing Delivery: A Case of Unforeseen Conflicts in Mumbai, India." World Development 29, no. 12 (2001): 2043–57. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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Amazon logo Giugni, Marco. "How Social Movements Matter: Past Research, Present Problems, Future Developments." In How Social Movements Matter. Edited by Marco Giugni, Doug McAdam, and Charles Tilly. University of Minnesota Press, 1999, pp. xiii–xxxiii. ISBN: 9780816629152. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Walzer, Michael. "The Civil Society Argument." In Dimensions of Radical Democracy: Pluralism, Citizenship, Community. Edited by Chantal Mouffe. Verso, 1996, pp. 89–107. ISBN: 9780860915560.

Lemos, M. Carmen de Mello. "The Politics of Pollution Control in Brazil: State Actors and Social Movements Cleaning up Cubalas." World Development 26, no. 1 (1998): 75–87.

Wade, R. "The Management of Common Property Resources: Collective Action as an Alternative to Privatization or State Regulation." Cambridge Journal of Economics 11 (1987): 95–106. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Ostrom, Elinor. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. 88–104 and 207–16. ISBN: 9780521405997.

Amazon logo Abers, R. "Reflections on What Makes Empowered Participatory Governance Happen." In Deepening Democracy: Institutional Innovations in Empowered Participatory Governance. Edited by Archon Fung, Erik Olin Wright, and Rebecca Abers. Verso, 2003, pp. 200–7. ISBN: 9781859844663. [Preview with Google Books]

Fung, Archon. "Associations and Democracy: Between Theories, Hopes, and Realities." Annual Review of Sociology 29, no. 1 (2003): 515–39. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 1.7MB)

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Actors: Informal Economy and Illegality

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Amazon logo Soto, Hernando de. Chapter 6 in The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. Basic Books, 2000. ISBN: 9780465016143.

Amazon logo Heyman, J., and A. Smart. "States and Illegal Practices: An Overview." In States and Illegal Practices. Edited by J. Heyman. Berg, 1999. ISBN: 9781859732625. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Fernandes, Edesio, and Ann Varley, eds. "Law, the City and Citizenship in Developing Countries: An Introduction." In Illegal Cities: Law and Urban Change in Developing Countries. Zed Books, 1998. ISBN: 9781856495509.

Amazon logo Sassen, Saskia. "The Informal Economy: Between New Developments and Old Regulations." In Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New Press, 1999, pp. 153–74. ISBN: 9781565845183.

Amazon logo Peattie, Lisa. "What Is to be Done With the Informal Sector? A Case Study of Shoe Manufacturing in Colombia." In Towards a Political Economy of Urbanization in Third World Countries. Edited by Helen Icken Safa. Oxford University Press, 1982, pp. 208–32. ISBN: 9780195613070.

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Amazon logo Soto, Hernando de. Preface and Chapter 5 in The Other Path: The Economic Answer to Terrorism. Basic Books, 2002. ISBN: 9780465016105. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Limits of Law in Counter–Hegemonic Globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and The Narmada Valley Struggle." In Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos and César A. Rodríguez Garavito. Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521607353. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Sassen, Saskia. "Service Employment Regimes and The New Inequality." In Globalization and Its Discontents: Essays on the New Mobility of People and Money. New Press, 1999, pp. 137–52. ISBN: 9781565845183.

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Actors: Global Actors and Institutions

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Amazon logo Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "From Resistance to Renewal: Bretton Woods Institutions and the Emergence of the 'New' Development Agenda." In International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance. Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780521816465. [Preview with Google Books]

The UN–Habitat Strategic Vision (May 2003). (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Wise, Timothy A., Hilda Salazar, et al. "Investment, Sovereignty and the Environment: The Metalclad and NAFTA's." Chapter 11 in Confronting Globalization: Economic Integration and Popular Resistance in Mexico. Kumarian Press, 2003. ISBN: 9781565491632.

Vision Mumbai: Transforming Mumbai into a World–Class City (McKensey Report 2003). (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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The Commission of Experts of the President of the United Nation General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, March 2009, available at http://www.un.org/ga/president/63/commission/financial_commission.shtml.

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "A New Opportunity in Cancun's Failure," and "A Floundering WTO."

UN Habitat. Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, New York, 2005.

Lozner, Stacy. "Diffusion Of Local Regulatory Innovations: The San Francisco CEDAW Ordinance And The New York City Human Rights Initiative." Colum L Rev 104, no. 768 (2004).

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Multi–Level Planning and Scale

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Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Limits of Law in Counter–Hegemonic Globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and the Narmada Valley Struggle." Center for the Study of Law and Governance Working Paper 04–04. Jawaharlal Nehru University, May 2004. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Blank, Yishai. "The City and the World." Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 44, no. 3 (2006).

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Amazon logo Sundaram, K. V. Decentralized Multilevel Planning: Principles and Practice : Asian and African Experiences. Concept Publishing Company, 1997. ISBN: 9788170225805. [Preview with Google Books]

Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "Planning As Anticipation of Resistance." Planning Theory 4, no. 3 (2005): 225–45.

Key Issues
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Key Issues: Governance of Complexity in a Globalized World

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Weiss, Thomas G. "Governance, Good Governance and Global Governance: Conceptual and Actual Challenges." Third World Quarterly 21, no. 5 (2000): 795–814.

Amazon logo Rodrik, D. "Governance and Economic Globalization." In Governance in a Globalizing World. Edited by Joseph S. Nye and John D. Donahue. Visions of Governance for the 21st Century, 2000. ISBN: 9780815764083. [Preview with Google Books]

Jessop, Bob. "The Rise of Governance and The Risks of Failure: The Case of Economic Development." International Social Science Journal 50, no. 155 (1998): 29–45.

Amazon logo Stiglitz, Joseph E. "The Promise of Development." In Making Globalization Work. W. W. Norton and Company, 2006, pp. 25–60. ISBN: 9780393061222.

Kaufmann, D., et al. "Governance Matters: From Measurement to Action." Finance and Development 37, no. 2 (2000): 10–3. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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Grindle, Merilee S. "Good Enough Governance Revisited." Development Policy Review 25, no. 5 (2007): 533–74.

Amazon logo "Political Institutions and Governance." In World Development Report: Building Institutions for Markets. Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780195216066.

Amazon logo International Monetary Fund. Good Governance: The IMF's Role. International Monetary Fund, 1997, pp. 1–10. ISBN: 9781557756909.

Amazon logo World Bank. Governance: The World Bank's Experience. World Bank, 1994, pp. xiii–xix; and 37–54. ISBN: 9780821328040. [Preview with Google Books]

UNDP. Reconceptualizing Governance (Discussion paper, 1997), pp. 1–20. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Evans, Peter B. "Looking for Agents of Urban Livability in a Globalized Political Economy." In Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability. University of California Press, 2002, pp. 1–30. ISBN: 9780520230248. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Sen, A. "How to Judge Globalism." In The Globalization Reader. Edited by Frank J. Lechner and John Boli. Blackwell, 2003, pp. 16–21. ISBN: 9781405102803. [Preview with Google Books]

Ackerman, John. "Co–Governance for Accountability: Beyond "Exit," and "Voice." World Development 32, no. 3 (2004): 447.

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Key Issues: Urban–Rural Linkages and Tradeoffs

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Amazon logo "Dynamic Cities as Engines of Economic Growth." In Entering the 21st Century World Development Report, 1999/2000. Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 126–38. ISBN: 9780585227368.

Jones, G. A., and Corbridge S. "The Continuing Debate About Urban Bias: The Thesis, Its Critics, Its Influence and Its Implications for Poverty–Reduction Strategies." Progress in Development Studies 10, no. 1 (2010): 1–18. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Tacoli, C. "Rural–Urban Interactions; A Guide to the Literature." Environment and Urbanization 10, no. 1 (1998): 147–66.

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Amazon logo McDougal, Topher L. "Insurgent Violence and the Rural–Urban Divide: The Case of Maoist India." In Ethnic Conflict, Civil War and Cost of Conflict (Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development). Vol. 17. Edited by Raul Caruso. Emerald Group Publishing, 2011, pp. 69–98. ISBN: 9781780521305.

Amazon logo Davis, Diane E. Chapters 4 and 5 in Discipline and Development Middle Classes and Prosperity in East Asia and Latin America. Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780521807487. [Preview with Google Books]

Mukherjee, Anit, and Xiaobo Zhang. "Rural Industrialization in China and India: Role of Policies and Institutions." World Development 35, no. 10 (2007): 1621–34.

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Key Issues: Migration and Development

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Haas, Hein de. Remittances, Migration and Social Development: A Conceptual Review of the Literature. United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 2007. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Faist, Thomas. "Migrants As Transnational Development Agents: An Inquiry into the Newest Round of the Migration–Development Nexus." Population, Space and Place 14, no. 1 (2008): 21–42. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Levitt, Peggy. "Transnationalizing Community Development: The Case of Migration Between Boston and the Dominican Republic." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 26, no. 4 (1997): 509–26.

Iskander, N. "Innovating State Practice: Migration, Development, and State Learning in the Moroccan Souss." MIT IPC Working Paper: IPC–05–009, 2005. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF – 2.0MB)

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Orozco, Manuel, B. Lindsay Lowell, et al. Transnational Engagement, Remittances and their Relationship to Development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University, 2005.

Kapur, Devesh. "United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and Group of Twenty–Four." Remittances: The New Development Mantra? G–24 Discussion Paper Series, no. 29. United Nations, 2004. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Levitt, Peggy, and B. Nadya Jaworsky. "Transnational Migration Studies: Past Developments and Future Trends." Annual Review of Sociology 33 (2007): 129–56.

Fox, Jonathan, and Xochtil Bada. "Migrant Organization and Hometown Impacts in Rural Mexico." Journal of Agrarian Change 8, no. 2–3 (2008): 435–61.

Goldring, Luin. "Migrant Political Participation and Development: Re–Politicizing Development and Re–Socializing Politics." Paper Presented at SSRC Migration and Development Conference. 2008, Social Science Research Council, February, 28–March, 1. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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Key Issues: Participatory Development

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Amazon logo Dalal–Clayton, Barry, David Dent, and Olivier Dubois, eds. "Approaches to Participation in Planning." In Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Supporting Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Livelihoods. Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2003, pp. 90–132. ISBN: 9781853839399. [Preview with Google Books]

Santos, Boaventura de Sousa. "Participatory Budgeting in Porto Alegre: Toward a Redistributive Democracy." Politics and Society 26, no. 4 (1998): 461–510.

Mohan, G., and K. Stokke. "Participatory Development and Empowerment: The Dangers of Localization." Third World Quarterly 21, no. 2 (2000): 247–68.

Krishna, A. "Partnerships Between Local Governments and Community–Based Organizations: Exploring the Scope for Synergy." Public Administration and Development 23, no. 4 (2003): 361–71.

International Council on Human Rights. Local Self–Rule: Decentralization and Human Rights, 2000, pp. 1–35. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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Amazon logo Midgley, James. "Community Participation: History, Concepts and Controversies." In Community Participation, Social Development, and the State. Methuen, 1986, pp. 13–44. ISBN: 9780416398205. [Preview with Google Books]

Chambers, R. "The Origins and Practice of Participatory Rural Appraisal". World Development 22, no. 7 (1994): 953–69. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF – 1.7MB)

Amazon logo Webster, N. "Democracy, Development and the Institutionalized Participation of the Poor for Poverty Reduction." In Applying Public Administration in Development: Guideposts to the Future. Edited by Paul D. Collins. John Wiley and Sons, 2000, pp. 315–28. ISBN: 9780471877363.

Charlick, Robert. "Popular Participation and Local Government Reform." Public Administration and Development 21 (2001): 149–57. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Lavalle, Adrian G., Arnab Acharya, et al. "Beyond Comparative Anecdotalism: Lessons on Civil and Political Organizations Shape Participation in São Paulo, Brazil." World Development 33, no. 6 (2005): 951–61. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Grindle, Merilee. Chapters 1, 6, 7, and 8 in Going Local: Decentralization, Democracy, and the Promise of Good Governance. Princeton University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780691140988. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Tendler, Judith. "Decentralization, Participation, and Other Things Local." In Good Government in the Tropics. Johns Hopkins Press, 1998, pp. 142–63. ISBN: 9780801860928.

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Key Issues: Corruption and Reform of Public Institutions

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Amazon logo Ferguson, James. The Anti–Politics Machine: "Development." Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho. University of Minnesota Press, 1994, pp. 1–22 and 251–78. ISBN: 9780816624379.

Wade, R. "How to Make Street Level Bureaucrats Work Better: India and Korea." IDS Bulletin 23, no. 4 (1992): 51–5.

Amazon logo Cheema, G. Shabbir. "Strengthening the Integrity of government: Combating Corruption through Accountability and Tranperancy." In Reinventing Government for the Twenty–First Century: State Capacity in a Globalizing Society. Edited by Rondinelli and Cheema. Kumarian Press, 2003, pp. 99–199. ISBN: 9781565491786. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Grindle, M. "The Good, the Bad, and the Unavoidable: Improving the Public Service in Poor Countries." In For the People Can We Fix Public Service? Edited by John D. Donahue and Joseph S. Nye. Brookings, 2003, pp. 90–113. ISBN: 9780815718963. [Preview with Google Books]

Razafindrakoto, Mireille, and Francois Roubaud. "Are International Databases on Corruption Reliable? A Comparison of Expert Opinion Surveys and Household Surveys in Sub–Saharan Africa." World Development 38, no. 8 (2010): 1057–69.

Vial, Virginie, and Julien Hanoteau. "Corruption, Manufacturing Plant Growth, and the Asian Paradox: Indonesian Evidence." World Development 38, no. 5 (2010): 693–705.

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Amazon logo Klitgaard, Robert. Controlling Corruption. University of Chicago Press, 1988, pp. 1–50. ISBN: 9780520059856.

Paul, S. "Accountability in Public Service: Exit, Voice, and Control." World Development 20, no. 7 (1992): 1047–60. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Wade, R. "Politics and Graft: Recruitment, Appointment, and Promotions to Public Office in Italy." In Corruption, Development and Inequality: Soft Touch and Hard Graft. Edited by Peter M. Ward. Routledge, 1989, pp. 73–109. ISBN: 9780415019989.

Amazon logo Banfield, E. C. "Corruption as a Failure of Governmental Organization." In Ethics in Planning. Edited by Martin Wachs. Center for Policy Research, 1985, pp. 143–61. ISBN: 9780882851037.

Ehrenhalt, A. "The Paradox of Corrupt yet Effective Leadership," The New York Times, September 30, 2002, p. A25.

Rock, Michael, and Heidi Bonnett. "The Comparative Politics of Corruption: Accounting for the East Asian Paradox in Empirical Studies of Corruption, Growth and Investment." World Development 32, no. 6 (2004): 999–1017. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Davis, J. "Corruption in Public Service Delivery: Experience from South Asia's Water and Sanitation Sector." World Development 32, no. 1 (2004): 53–71 (19). (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Rose–Ackerman, Susan. Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences, and Reform. Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 39–68, and 225–8. ISBN: 9780521659123. [Preview with Google Books]

Gray, Cheryl, and Daniel Kaufmann. "Corruption and Development." Finance and Development (1998): 7. (PDF)

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Corruption, Legitimacy and Human Rights: The Dialectic of The Relationship." Connecticut Journal of International Law 14 (1999): 495.

Mehta, Pratap Bhanu. "Corruption as Empowerment," The Hindu, August 11, 2001.

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Key Issues: Trade, Outsourcing, and Labor Standards

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Edwards, Sebastian. "Openness, Trade Liberalization, and Growth in Developing Countries." Journal of Economic Literature 31, no. 3 (1993): 1358–93.

Amazon logo Chang, Ha–Joon. Introduction in Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. Anthem, 2002. ISBN: 9781843310273. [Preview with Google Books]

Khor, Martin. "Bilateral and Regional Free Trade Agreements: Some Critical Elements and Development Implications." Third World Network, 2008. (DOC)

Freeman, Richard B. "Are Your Wages Set in Beijing?" The Journal of Economic Perspectives: A Journal of the American Economic Association 9, no. 3 (1995): 15.

Amazon logo Suri, Navdeeep. "Offshore Outsourcing of Services as a Catalyst of Economic Development: The Case of India." In Global Capitalism Unbound: Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing. Edited by Eva Paus. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, pp. 163–80. ISBN: 9781403984296.

Kaplinsky, Raphael, Dorothy McCormick, et al. "The Impact of China on Sub–Saharan Africa." IDS Working Paper 291, November, 2007.

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ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. 1998.

Alston, Philip. "Core Labour Standards and the Transformation of the International Labour Rights Regime." European Journal of International Law 15, no. 3 (2004): 457.

Amazon logo Ansley, Fran. "Local Contact Points, Global Divides: Labor Rights and Immigrant Rights as Sites for Cosmopolitan Legality." In Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Edited by César A. Rodríguez Garavito and Boaventura de Sousa Santos. Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521845403. [Preview with Google Books]

Amazon logo Briening–Kaufman, Chrine. "The Right to Food and Trade in Agriculture." In Human Rights and International Trade. Edited by Thomas Cottier, et al. Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 341–81. ISBN: 9780199285822.

UNCTAD. "Sao Paulo Consensus TD/410." United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2004): 1–11. (PDF)

Amazon logo Shiva, Vandana. Introduction and chapter 1 in Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit. South End Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780896086500. [Preview with Google Books]

Rodríguez–Garavito, César. "Global Governance and Labor Rights: Codes of Conduct and Anti–Sweatshop Struggles in Global Apparel Factories in Mexico and Guatemala." Politics and Society 33, no. 2 (2005): 203–333.

Amazon logo Shamir, Ronen. "Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case of Hegemony and Counter-Hegemony." In Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality. Edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos and Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito. Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780521845403. [Preview with Google Books]

Hensman, Rohini. "Can Labor Standards Improve Under Globalization? International Labor Standards: Globalization, Trade, and Public Policy." British Journal of Industrial Relations 42, no. 4 (2004): 761–3.

Kucera, David. "Core Labour Standards and Foreign Direct Investment." International Labour Review 141, no. 1–2 (2002). (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Palley, Thomas I. "The Economic Case for International Labour Standards." Cambridge Journal of Economics 28, no. 1 (2004): 21–36.

Locke, Richard M., Fei Qin, et al. "Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards? Lessons from Nike." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 61, no. 1 (2007): 1–29. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

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Key Issues: Aid and Development

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Amazon logo Easterly, William. Chapters 5 and 11 in The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done so Much Ill and so Little Good. Penguin Press, 2006. ISBN: 9781594200373.

Amazon logo Sachs, Jeffrey. Chapters 13 and 15 in The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. Penguin Press, 2005. ISBN: 9781594200458.

"Smart Power in the Name of Security." The Hill. By Rep. Joseph Crowley (D–N.Y.), Rep. Adam Smith (D–Wash.) and Claude Fontheim, July, 2009.

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Minoiu, Camelia, and Sanjay Reddy. Development Aid and Economic Growth A Positive Long–Run Relation. IMF Working Paper No. 09/118, June, 2009. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Banerjee, Abhijit. "Making Aid Work," (and the responses). Boston Review, July/August 2006.

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Key Issues: Global Poverty

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Amazon logo Roy, Ananya. Chapter 1 in Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development. Routledge, 2010. ISBN: 9780415876728. [Preview with Google Books]

Reddy, Sanjay G., and Camelia Minoiu. "Has World Poverty Really Fallen?" Review of Income and Wealth 53, no. 3 (2007): 484–502. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Reddy, Sanjay, and Antoine Heuty. "Global Development Goals: The Folly of Technocratic Pretensions." Development Policy Review 26, no. 1 (2008): 5–28. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Mahadevia, Darshini. "PerspectivesNURM and the Poor in Globalising Mega Cities." Economic and Political Weekly 41, no. 31 (2006): 3399–401.

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Minoiu, Camelia, and Sanjay Reddy. "Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: What's Wrong with Existing Analytical Models?" Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 14, no. 3 (2006).

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Key Issues: Security and Post–Conflict Development and Review

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Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. "Invoking the Rule of Law in Post–Conflict Rebuilding: A Critical Examination." William and Mary Law Review 49, no. 4 (2008): 1345.

Andersen, R. "How Multilateral Development Assistance Triggered The Conflict in Rwanda." Third World Quarterly 21, no. 3 (2000): 441–56.

Bello, Walden. "The Rise of the Relief and Reconstruction Complex." Journal of International Affairs 59, no. 2 (2006): 281–96. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF)

Amazon logo Aning, Kwesi. "China and Africa: Towards a New Security Relationship." In The Rise of China and India in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities and Critical Interventions. Edited by Fantu Cheru and Syril Obi. Zed Books, 2010. ISBN: 9781848134362.

Natsios, Andrew S. "The Nine Principles of Reconstruction and Development." Parameters: Journal of the US Army War College 35, no. 3 (2005): 4–20.

Gennip, Jos Van. "Post–Conflict Reconstruction and Development." Development 48 (2005): 57–62.

Davis, Diane E. "Non–State Armed Actors, New Imagined Communities and Shifting Patterns of Sovereignty and Insecurity in the Modern World." Contemporary Security Policy 30, no. 2 (2009): 221–45.

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Schadlow, Nadia. "Root's Rules: Lessons from America's Colonial Office." The American Interest 2 (2007): 92–102.

Berger, M. "From Nation–Building to State–Building: The Geopolitics of Development, The Nation–State System and The Changing Global Order." Third World Quarterly 27, Special Issue (2006): Entire Issue.

U. S. Joint Forces Command. Military Support to Stabilization, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Operations Joint Operating Concept (JOC). Suffolk, U. S. Joint Forces Command, 2006, p. 45. (U260 .J741 2006) (DOC)

Amazon logo Mondiale, Banque. Post Conflict Reconstruction The Role of the World Bank. World Bank, 1998. ISBN: 9780821342152.