Chapter 1. Understanding Underdevelopment Chapter 2. Democratic Change and the Change to Democracy Chapter 3. Religion and Politics Chapter 4. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism and Ethnic Conflict Chapter 5. Women and Development Chapter 6. Agrarian Reform and the Politics of Rural Change Chapter 7. Rapid Urbanization and the Politics of the Urban Poor Chapter 8. Revolutionary Change Chapter 9. Soldiers and Politics Chapter 10. The Political Economy of Third World Development
Howard Handelman is Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin, USA.
"If you want one text to give students an introduction to the developing world, Handelman is it. It's free of jargon and expertly written; my students even like the political economy chapter."-Wendy Hunter, University of Texas-Austin