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International Social Development

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195313451
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893423 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0001
International Social Development

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the effect of maps on our worldview. It then considers two primary theories of development: modernization theory and dependency theory. Distorted development within countries is discussed and an overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: social development; economic development; modernization theory; dependency theory

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