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Modernizing peasant societies

a comparative study in Asia and Africa

by G. Hunter

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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English

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Daniel Lerner, The Passing of Traditional Society: Modernizing the Middle East, Chapters 1 and 2 (New York: The Free Press of Glencoe, ). Peasant Societies Lecture 8: The Demographic Theory of Development Wednesday, Sept. 30 Book IV, Chapter V, pp. , An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth ofFile Size: KB.

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By HunterGuy. Institute of Race Relations/Oxford University Press: London, Pp.40s. - Volume 4 Issue 2 - Ronald C. More editions of Modernizing peasant societies: a comparative study in Asia and Africa: Modernizing peasant societies: a comparative study in Asia and Africa: ISBN () Hardcover, Oxford University Press, Following this chapter, the book consists of three main sections centered on peasant societies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Asia respectively.

Each section’s introduction reviewsAuthor: Deborah Fahy Bryceson. The Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy by Barrington Moore is very well researched book providing a Marxist approach to answering the question of what conditions cause certain societies to be democratic and non-democratic.

Moore argues that economic factors rather than cultural ideology/5(27). The politicisation of gender and restrictive laws about women in Muslim countries have often been explained in terms of the ubiquity of Islam in politics and culture. This paper offers an Cited by: BOOK REVIEWS that these contradictions paralyse the system, and his criticisms are valid in so far as he shows up the inconsistencies of many development programmes which implicitly idealise and preserve peasant inefficiency.

These criticisms have wide relevance, and. The book takes the materiality of documents seriously and reconstructs cultural techniques of their production and social practices of their use.

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