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Title Development and underdevelopment : the political economy of global inequality / edited by Mitchell A. Seligson and John T. Passé-Smith.
Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2003.
Edition Third edition.

Subject Economic development.
Income distribution.
Economic history -- 1945-
Social history -- 1945-
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Seligson, Mitchell A.
Passé-Smith, John T.
Description xi, 501 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition Third edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1: Is there a gap between rich and poor countries? -- Part 2: The other gap: domestic income inequality -- Part 3: The classic thesis: convergence or divergence? -- Part 4: Culture and development -- Part 5: Dependency theory -- Part 6: The state, growth, and inequality -- Part 7: Conclusion.
ISBN 1588262065 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 51861853
Table of Contents
1The Dual Gaps: An Overview of Theory and Research / Mitchell A. Seligson1
2The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective / Angus Maddison9
3The Persistence of the Gap Between Rich and Poor Countries, 1960-1998 / John T. Passe-Smith17
4The Rising Inequality of World Income Distribution / Robert Hunter Wade33
5Could It Be That the Whole World Is Already Rich? A Comparison of RGDP/pc and GNP/pc Measures / John T. Passe-Smith41
6Economic Growth and Income Inequality / Simon Kuznets61
7Should Equity Be a Goal of Economic Policy? IMF Fiscal Affairs Department77
8Inequality and Insurgency / Edward N. Muller, Mitchell A. Seligson83
9Some New Evidence on Correlates of Political Violence: Income Inequality, Regime Repressiveness, and Economic Development / Erich Weede101
10The Five Stages of Growth / W. W. Rostow123
11Catching Up, Forging Ahead, and Falling Behind / Moses Abramovitz133
12Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Welfare: What the Long-Run Data Show / William J. Baumol155
13Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Welfare: Comment / J. Bradford De Long171
14World-Economic Trends in the Distribution of Income, 1965-1992 / Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz, Timothy Patrick Moran183
15Empirics of World Income Inequality / Glenn Firebaugh209
16The Achievement Motive in Economic Growth / David C. McClelland225
17The Confucian Ethic and Economic Growth / Herman Kahn245
18The Culture of Poverty / Oscar Lewis249
19The Effect of Cultural Values on Economic Development: Theory, Hypotheses, and Some Empirical Tests / Jim Granato, Ronald Inglehart, David Leblang259
20The Structure of Dependence / Theotonio dos Santos277
21American Penetration and Canadian Development: A Case Study of Mature Dependency / Heather-Jo Hammer, John W. Gartrell289
22The Irish Case of Dependency: An Exception to the Exception? / Denis O'Hearn305
23Growth Effects of Foreign and Domestic Investment / Glenn Firebaugh327
24The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Investment Dependence on Economic Growth, 1940-1990 / Jeffrey Kentor345
25Income Inequality, Development, and Dependence: A Reconsideration / Arthur S. Alderson, Francois Nielsen357
26Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Nations Are Rich, and Others Poor / Mancur Olson, Jr.381
27Mauritius: A Case Study / Arvind Subramanian407
28Why Aren't Countries Rich? Weak States and Bad Neighbourhoods / Charles Kenny413
29Urban Bias and Inequality / Michael Lipton427
30Political Regimes and Economic Growth / Adam Przeworski, Fernando Limongi435
31Inequality as a Constraint on Growth in Latin America / Nancy Birdsall, Richard Sabot449
32The Myth of Asia's Miracle / Paul Krugman457
33Inequality in a Global Perspective: Directions for Further Research / Mitchell A. Seligson465
 Basic Indicators of the Gaps Between Rich and Poor Countries483
 About the Book503