The Sociology of Modernization and Development

Author: David Harrison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134898061
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The Sociology of Modernization and Development

Author: David H. Harrison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113489807X
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The Sociology of Modernization and Development

Author: David H. Harrison
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0203359585
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In the early 1970s, when I first carried out empirical research in theCaribbean, I spent almost a year and a half in a small Caribbeanvillage. It had around 500 inhabitants, 50 per cent of whom wereunder the age of 15, and its history had been dominated by therise and fall of the cocoa industry of Trinidad, an industry whichowed much of its success to the collective sweet tooth ofgenerations of British children and the demand of Britishchocolate manufacturers for Trinidadian cocoa.

The Sociology of Modernization

Author: Gino Germani
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412839044
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This work places in historical and theoretical contexts the work Germani in the area of modernization, especially as it relates to Latin America. Germani views modernization as the touchstone of the twentieth century. His notion of modernization has to do with how a society can harness technology for distinctly political ends and link science to distinctly economic ends.

Social Change and Development

Author: Alvin Y. So
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803935471
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This text is designed to introduce undergraduates to the study of social theory, social change and Third World development. The author compares the strengths and weaknesses of the modernization, the dependency and the world system schools of research which have dominated development studies for four decades. This book is the only study to address the research implication of the three development theories in such a comprehensive fashion.

Korean Modernization and Uneven Development

Author: Kim Kyong-Dong
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 981103494X
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Offering an alternative discourse on modernization and development viewed specifically from the East Asia perspective, this book focuses its analysis on the Korean experience of modernization and development. It considers the broad range of societal transformations which have occurred over the past half century, utilizing the vernacular language of Korea extracted from everyday life to interpret, characterize, globalize and pedagogically broaden the understanding and the human meaning behind these complex social changes.

Introduction to the Sociology of Development

Author: Andrew Webster
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1349205842
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An introduction to the subject, covering key sociological questions such as, the Third World and its poverty, modernization theory, theories of underdevelopment, and critiques of aid and industrialization.

Global Modernization

Author: Alberto Martinelli
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761947998
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The last decade has witnessed a revival of interest in the problems of modernity and modernization. In particular, three major processes have emerged as objects of debate: " The transformations of capitalism manifested in globalization and the unfolding of post-industrial society " The rapid and strong economic development of countries outside the West " The political and economic transformations in the post-Soviet countries of Eastern Europe