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  1. Page Introduction This module explore the logic of development states as planners for development in societies where the interaction between private and public agents in the market, state and society can generate different shades of development. A central idea... click to read more
  2. Session 1 (Week 2) 10 items
    On ethics, economics and development. Efficient but amoral markets and the implications for policy, planning and management; Planning as a political tool. The state as an agent for development.
    1. Seminar workshop—Debate 2 items
      1. The Global Crisis of Legitimacy - George Friedman 4th May 2010

        Webpage Essential

    2. Essential readings: 2 items
      1. Why Plan? - W. A. Lewis 1949

        Chapter Essential Available online

    3. Highly recommended readings 5 items
      1. Marxism and critical theory - Philip Allmendinger

        Chapter 

      2. Development and its administration - M. M. Turner, D. Hulme

        Chapter 

    4. Background reading 1 item
      1. Page Allmendinger, P., (2002) Planning Theory (Palgrave), chaps. 1 What is Theory?, 2 The Current Landscape of Planning Theory, and 10 Conclusion   Austin, J.E., (1990) Managing in Developing Countries: Strategic Analysis and Operating Techniques (Free Pr... click to read more
  3. Session 2 (Week 3): Society, state and market 10 items
    Society, state and market. A framework for economic, social and political development. Production, distribution, exchange and consumption; poverty and market-led development. PART 2: The bottom of the pyramid and market-led development.
    1. Seminar workshop 1 item
      A critical look at aggregate demand and aggregate supply components. Circular flow of income. A missing variable. The social and political dimension. (Students must read related material in Basic Knowledge on Economics at http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/basicecon.htm). Workshop: critically read the following text as a preparation for a debate NOTE: The workshop will start with a brief critical look at aggregate demand and aggregate supply components. (Students may browse if necessary related material in Basic Knowledge on Economics at http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/basicecon.htm)
    2. Essential readings 3 items
      1. State or market? (Chapter 18) - J. Martinussen 1997

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Highly recommended readings 5 items
      1. Market, state and civil society (Chapter 5) - Asian Development Bank 1999

        Chapter Essential Available online

    4. Background reading 1 item
      1. Page Barraclough, S.L., 2005, “In Quest of Sustainable Development”, UNRISD, 2005, available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/barraclough2005.pdf   Berthoud, G., (1992) “Market”, in Wolfgang Sachs (ed.), The Development Dictionary: A Gui... click to read more
  4. Session 3 (Week 4) - International division of production. The creation of specialized economies in the periphery. Blockages to independent socio-economic policies. 15 items
    1. Seminar topic 3 items
      Give a critical review of the following document:
      1. Macroeconomic policy under globalization (Chapter 4) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2006

        Chapter Essential Available online

      2. Poverty and capitalism

        Document  Also available at Economic and Political Weekly (available at http://www.epw.in ), April 1, 2006, Vol. XLI, no. 13 (pp.1241-6)

      3. Neoliberalism: Oversold? -- Finance & Development - Ostry Jonathan, Loungani Prakash, Furceri Davide

        Webpage 

    2. Essential readings 6 items
      1. Non-equity modes of international production and development (Chapter 4) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2011

        Chapter Essential Available online

      2. Foreign Direct Investment, market structure and competition (Chapter 4) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 1997

        Chapter Essential Available online

      3. The global economy - J. R. Holton 2011

        Chapter Essential Digitised reading

      4. Is the Nation State Finished? - J. R. Holton

        Chapter Essential

    3. Highly recommended readings 5 items
      1. Structural Change in the World Economy: Main Features and Trends - O. Memedovic, L. Iapadre 2010

        Webpage Recommended Available online

      2. Globalization: the global village (Chapter 1) - D. J. O'Byrne, A. Hensby

        Chapter Recommended

      3. The network of global corporate control - S. Vitali et al. 2011

        Document Recommended Available online

    4. Background Reading 1 item
      1. Page Gereffi, G., (1994) “Capitalism, development and global commodity chains”, in Sklair, L. (ed.), Capitalism & Development (Routledge), pp. 211-231   Baylis, J., and Smith, S., (2006) The Globalization of World Politics. An introduction... click to read more
  5. PART A: Latin America and the Caribbean: structuralism, dependency & new structuralism 21 items
    Session 4- Planning for development: a process. Three stages: commodity exports, import-substitution industrialisation, and export led growth. The developmental state.
    1. Session 4 (Week 5) - Planning for development: a process (three stages: commodity exports, import-substitution industrialisation & export led growth) 10 items
      1. Seminar topic 1 item
        Give a critical review of the following document:
      2. Essential readings 5 items
        1. Five Stages in My Thinking On Development - R. Prebisch 1984

          Chapter Essential Available online

        2. Globalization, Social Conflict and Economic Growth - Dany Rodrik 1997

          Document Essential Not held at UCL. To search for this resource, use the search function in the top right hand corner of the screen.

      3. Highly recommended readings 3 items
        1. New horizons?: Third World industrialization in an international framework - Gwynne, Robert N. 1990

          Book Recommended Read Part II

      4. Background reading 1 item
        1. Page Allmendinger, P., (2002), on “Planners as advocates” and “Collaborative Planning”, in Planning Theory, Palgrave   Baylis, J., and Smith, S., (2006), The Globalization of World Economy. An introduction to international relation... click to read more
    2. Session 5 (Week 8) - Planning for development and development state; The dependency theory critique and the notion of “associated-dependent capitalism”. 11 items
      1. Seminar topic 1 item
        Give a critical review of the following document:
        1. State, political action, fiscal policy and social covenants: an equation in the making (Chapter 7) - United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2010

          Chapter Essential Available online

      2. Essential readings 3 items
        1. Capitalist development and the state: bases and alternatives (in Post Sciptum) - Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Enzo Faletto

          Chapter Essential Also available online at: http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/cardoso2.htm

        2. Towards a 'developmental state' (Chapter 3) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2007

          Chapter Essential Available online

      3. Highly recommended readings 6 items
        1. Dependency Theory’s reanimation in the era of financial capital - K. Surin 1998

          Article Recommended Also available online at : www.rrojasdatabank.info/depenrea.htm

        2. The Transnational Corporate System - Osvaldo Sunkel 1985

          Article  Available online

      4. Background reading 1 item
        1. Page ECLAC, 2010,  “Structural heterogeneity and productivity gaps: from fragmentation to convergence”, in Time for equality: closing gaps, opening trails, 2010, available at www.rrojasdatabank.info/timeequa2010-3.pdf   ECLAC, 2010, &ldqu... click to read more
  6. PART B: Asia: the East Asian model & the geopolitics of development 24 items
    1. Session 6 (Week 9) - The East Asian model: the newly industrialised countries. 11 items
      1. Seminar topic 2 items
        Give a critical review of the following article:
      2. Essential readings 5 items
        1. Overview - I. Gill, K. Kharas

          Chapter Essential Also available online at: http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/ear2006toc.htm

        2. Growth, Gravity, and Friction - I. Gill, K. Kharas

          Chapter Essential Also available online at: http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/ear2006toc.htm

      3. Highly recommended readings 3 items
        1. The Asian Crisis and the Changing Role of the IMF - S. Fischer 1998

          Article Recommended Available online

        2. IMF Bail Outs: Truth and Fiction - External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund 1998

          Webpage Recommended Available online

      4. Background reading 1 item
        1. Page Abe, M., 2004. “The developmental state and educative advance in East Asia”. From Educate~ Vol.6, No.1, 2006, pp. 6-12.Available at http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/devstate/devstaasia.pdf   Kim, S. and Ju-Ho Lee, 2004, “Private tutor... click to read more
    2. Session 7 (Week 10) - The dragon (from social state capitalism to state capitalism) and the big tiger (market and state capitalism). 13 items
      1. Seminar topic 2 items
        Give a critical review of the following paper:
      2. Essential readings 7 items
        1. The Political Economy of Green Growth in India - P. Banerjee, A. Sood 2012

          Document Essential Available online

        2. India, China and globalization: the emerging superpowers and the future of economic development - Piya Mahtaney 2007

          Book Essential Available as an ebook: Read Chapter 15 (pp.170 -190) and Chapter 17 (pp. 209-231)

        3. Overview - H. G. Broadman

          Chapter Essential Also available online at: http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/cnindafr06toc.htm

        4. China's new political economy - Yabuki, Susumu, Harner, Stephen M. 1999

          Book 

      3. Highly recommended readings 3 items
        1. China and the global political economy - Shaun Breslin 2007

          Book Recommended Please read: Introduction and Chapter 6: Stretching the social fabric? Not held at UCL : Check Copac for more details

        2. Decomposing Spatial Differences in Poverty in India - Shatakshee Dhongde 2004

          Document Recommended Available online

      4. Background reading 1 item
        1. Page O'Byrne, D.J. and A. Hensby, (2011), "Theorizing Global Studies", Chapter 3: Polarization: Rich World, Poor World,  Palgrave Macmillan, 2011   Harris, S. and G. Klintworth (eds), 1995, “China as a great power. Myths, Realities and Challeng... click to read more
  7. PART C: Africa: the scramble for natural resources including “land grab” and beyond. 25 items
    1. Session 8 (Week 11) - From state-led to market-led development and back to state-led development. 12 items
      1. Seminar 2 items
        Give a critical review of the following papers:
      2. Essential readings 10 items
        1. Changes in the Terms of Development Partnership. The transformation of the PRSPs - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2008

          Chapter Essential Available online

        2. Economic Development in Africa: Performance, Prospects an Policy Issues - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2001

          Document Essential Available online

        3. Maldevelopment anatomy of a global failure - Amin, Samir 1990

          Book Essential Also available online at : http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/uu32me00.htm

    2. Session 9 (Week 12) - Back to Developmental states & heading towards a green economy? 13 items
      1. Seminar 1 item
        Give a critical review of the following text:
        1. Thinking about developmental states in Africa - T. Mkandawire 2001

          Article Essential

      2. Essential readings 4 items
        1. A strategic framework for sustainable structural transformation (Chapter 3) - United Nations Conference on Trade abd Development 2012

          Chapter Essential Available online

        2. The Role of the State in Economic Transformation in Africa (Chapter 4) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2011

          Chapter Essential Available online

        3. Africa’s Need for a Developmental State: Opportunities and Challenges (Chapter 5) - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2011

          Chapter Essential Available online

      3. Highly recommended readings 7 items
        1. Land Grabbing” in Developing countries: Foreign Investors, Regulation and Codes of Conduct - Nadia Cuffaro, David Hallam 2011

          Document Recommended Not held at UCL

        2. US universities in Africa 'land grab' - John Vidal, Claire Provost 8th June 2011

          Article Recommended Available online

        3. Land for a bottle of whisky? Rethinking land grab in Africa - Claude Harding 13th June 2011

          Article Recommended Available online

        4. Governing Development in Africa: Needs and Responses (Chapter 6) - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

          Chapter Recommended Available online

        5. Towards a "Developmental State" (Chapter 3) - UNCTAD

          Chapter Recommended Available online

      4. Background reading 1 item
        1. Page African Development Bank, “Gender, Poverty and Environmental Indicators on African Countries “- (Full Reports),  available  at http://www.afdb.org/en/documents/publications/gender-poverty-and-environmental-indicators-on-african-count... click to read more
  8. Session 10: Debate 1 item
    1. Held jointly with DA6

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