Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North
Routledge is pleased to present a new book exploring key issues in 21st century development
|With the recent culmination of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals now is key time to reflect on the progress of the ‘most successful anti-poverty movement in history’, and consider the challenges moving forwards. This book helps us to understand how the future might be shaped.
Development in Crisis is a provocative collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization, authored by two of America’s top development experts. They examine the threats to growth and human welfare worldwide covering issues such as falling state capacity, declining technological innovation, increasing class inequality and persisting gender inequality.
About the Editors
Rae Lesser Blumberg is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.
Samuel Cohn is Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M University.
“A must-read for all those interested in development, globalization, gender, and theory.” - Dr. Valentine M. Moghadam, Director, International Affairs Program, Professor of Sociology, Northeastern University, USA
“Insightful and authoritative… If you are interested in the current and future direction of development…this book is a must.” - Professor Gregory Hooks, Director, Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Canada
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