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Politics in the Developing World, Second Edition, identifies and analyzes the processes of change that are transforming the politics of the Third World. It deals with central political themes and issues such as globalization--both economic and cultural, and resistance to both--inequality, identity, religion, the military, democracy, the environment, and policy development. Presented in a user-friendly format, the text contains useful pedagogical features including a glossary of key terms, chapter summaries, questions for discussion, chronologies, web links, suggestions for further reading, and boxes highlighting particular issues, events, and ideas. The second edition features four new chapters on "people power," security issues, colonialism and post-colonialism, and globalization/good governance.
Contains a section of issue-based case studies that enable students to compare individual countries
An impressive line-up of international experts provides students with authoritative and accessible content
Accompanied by a companion website containing additional case studies, review questions, web links, and a flashcard glossary

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Developing countries -- Politics and government.