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Introduction.- 1. What is Development: Mark McGillivray.- 2. Reassessing Development Theory: John McKay.- 3. The Economics of Development: John McKay.- 4. The Developing World in a Changing Global Order: John McKay.- 5. Politics, Governance and Development: Damien Kingsbury.- 6. Aid and Development: Janet Hunt.- 7. Poverty Alleviation: Matthew Clarke.- 8. Community Development: Damien Kingsbury.- 9. Gender and Development: Janet Hunt.- 10. Environment and Development: Damien Kingsbury.- 11. Security and Development: John McKay.

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this highly regarded text introduces the theory, practice and study of development. It examines the key aspects of contemporary international development - from globalization and drivers of economic growth through to gender, security and the environment. The book builds on the authors' extensive practical experience to offer a systematic assessment of the field and identify characteristics of successful development. Arguing that there can be no development without poverty reduction and the involvement of all key stakeholders, the authors show why it is crucial not only to have the right policies but also to involve the right people. Failure to do so, they argue, leads on the one hand to aid fatigue, and on the other to distorted development, no development at all, or even negative development. The text has been extensively rewritten to incorporate new theoretical insights as well as recent key events and issues, including the impact of the global financial crisis, the rise of China and India, and the political ramifications of global warming.

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Damien Kingsbury is a Professor of International Politics and holds a Personal Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

John McKay is a Partner with Analysis International in Melbourne and an Honorary Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Deakin University, Australia.

Janet Hunt is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University, Australia.

Mark McGillivray is Research Professor of International Development at the Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University, Australia.

Matthew Clarke is Head of School, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this highly regarded text introduces the theory, practice and study of development. It examines the key aspects of contemporary international development - from globalization and drivers of economic growth through to gender, security and the environment. The book builds on the authors' extensive practical experience to offer a systematic assessment of the field and identify characteristics of successful development. Arguing that there can be no development without poverty reduction and the involvement of all key stakeholders, the authors show why it is crucial not only to have the right policies but also to involve the right people. Failure to do so, they argue, leads on the one hand to aid fatigue, and on the other to distorted development, no development at all, or even negative development. The text has been extensively rewritten to incorporate new theoretical insights as well as recent key events and issues, including the impact of the global financial crisis, the rise of China and India, and the political ramifications of global warming.

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