Bibliographic Details

Theories of development : contentions, arguments, alternatives / Richard Peet, Elaine Hartwick.

Author / Creator Peet, Richard.
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint New York : Guilford Press, c2009.
Description xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Economic development.
Dependency.
Capitalism.
Marxian economics.
Capitalism.
Dependency.
Economic development.
Marxian economics.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7640388
Other authors / contributors Hartwick, Elaine R. (Elaine Rachel), 1961-
ISBN 9781606230664 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1606230662 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781606230657 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1606230654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-313) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Development
  • The Geography of Development
  • Measuring Growth and Development
  • Criticisms of Development Measures
  • The Face of Poverty
  • Contentions over Development
  • Part I. Conventional Theories of Development
  • Chapter 2. Classical and Neoclassical Economics
  • Enlightenment Origins of Political Economy
  • The British Enlightenment
  • The Classical Economists
  • Adam Smith: Beginnings
  • Utilitarianism
  • Ricardian Calculations
  • Mill's Ethical Economics
  • List's Skepticism
  • Critique of Classical Economics
  • Neoclassical Economics
  • Critique of Neoclassical Economics
  • Chapter 3. From Keynesian Economics to Neoliberalism
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Keynesian Economics
  • Keynesianism and Social Democracy
  • The Developmental State
  • Structuralism and Import Substitution
  • Development Economics: Balanced and Unbalanced Growth
  • The Counterrevolution in Development Economics
  • Crisis in Keynesian Economics
  • Neoliberalism
  • Neoliberalism in Economic Policy
  • World Bank Policy
  • Benevolent Consensus
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Debt Relief
  • Critique of Neoliberal Development
  • Chapter 4. Development as Modernization
  • Naturalism
  • Rationalism
  • Civilized Development
  • Structural Functionalism
  • The Parsonian Synthesis
  • Critique of Structural Functionalism
  • Sociological Modernization Theory
  • Economic Modernization Theory
  • Psychocultural Theories of Modernization
  • Historical Stages of Growth
  • Modernization Surfaces
  • Critique of the Modernization Approach
  • Return of Modernization
  • Critique of Sachs
  • Critique of Modernization
  • Part II. Nonconventional, Critical Theories of Development
  • Chapter 5. Marxism, Socialism, and Development
  • Idealism and Materialism
  • Dialectics
  • Production as the Transformation of Nature
  • Production as Social Relations
  • Capital
  • Mode of Production
  • Development as Social Transformation
  • Structural Marxism
  • Imperialism
  • Dependency Theory
  • World Systems Theory
  • Regulation Theory
  • Criticisms of Marxist and Neo-Marxist Theories
  • Socialist Development in the USSR
  • Cuba
  • Venezuela
  • Conclusion: Development in Contention
  • Chapter 6. Poststructuralism, Postcolonialism, and Postdevelopmentalism
  • The Enlightement and Its Critics
  • Post-Enlightenment Criticisms
  • Power-Truth-Knowledge
  • Postcolonialism
  • Intellectual Dependency Theory
  • Rethinking Development
  • The Poststructural Turn in Development Studies
  • Encountering Development
  • Postdevelopmentalism
  • Conclusion: Countercritique
  • Chapter 7. Feminist Theories of Development
  • Feminist Epistemology
  • Feminist Criticisms of Development Theory
  • Women, Development, Theory
  • Women in Development
  • Women and Development
  • Gender and Development
  • Women, Environment, and Development
  • Postmodernism and Development
  • Critique: A Failure of Nerve?
  • Part III. Critical Modernism
  • Chapter 8. Critical Modernism and Democratic Development
  • Alternatives
  • Critical Modernism
  • Democratic Development
  • Ethics
  • Social Movements
  • Linkages
  • Radical Democracy
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Authors