Society, State and Market : A Guide to Competing Theories of Development
Author(s): John Martinussen
This major new textbook has been specifically written for students in Development Studies. It provides a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary picture of development research over the past generation. Organised around four major themes, it is the only textbook in this field to present critically the full range of theoretical approaches and current debates.
“Its lucid analysis of the rival perspectives will be a great help to both the clarity of perception and imagination of the serious student of development studies.” —Professor AMIYA KUMAR BAGCHI, Director, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
“This comprehensive introduction to development theory will without doubt provide the baseline for research and teaching in the field well into the next millenium” —Professor BJORN HETTNE, University of Gothenburg
“John Martinussen has written an extremely wide-ranging survey of development concepts, theories and strategies. His extensive knowledge and his skills of concise explanation make him a trustworthy guide for both students and general readers.” —Professor JOHN TOYE, Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex