International Journal of
Peace and Development Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Peace and Dev. Stud
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6621
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJPDS
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 98


The era of empire or globalization? The impact of the global shift on development thinking and society

James E. Conable
  • James E. Conable
  • Development Studies, Lund University Graduate School, Faculty of Social Sciences, Sweden.
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  •  Received: 09 October 2013
  •  Accepted: 02 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 December 2014


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