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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Understanding Third World Politics

Theories of Political Change and Development

Edition 3rd Edition
ISBN 9781137013910
Publication Date April 2009
Formats Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

Now revised and updated throughout with additional coverage of the impact of democratization and globalization, Understanding Third World Politics provides a critical introduction to theories of political development and to the comparative politics of the Third World in the 21st Century.

B.C. SMITH is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Dundee, UK,andVisiting Professor of Politics, University of Exeter. His other books include Good Governance and Development, also published by Palgrave Macmillan.

The Idea of a 'Third World'
Modernization and Political Development
Neo-colonialism and Dependency
The State in the Third World
Political Parties and Party Systems
Bureaucracy and Political Power
Military Intervention in Politics
Nationalism and Secession
Instability and Revolution
Democratization in the Third World
Conclusion: Democracy and Development


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