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The Politics of the Developing Areas

The Politics of the Developing Areas

By Gabriel A. Almond and James S. Coleman

Princeton University Press, 1960, 591 pp.

This collaborative study in comparative politics includes sections on Southeast Asia by Lucian W. Pye, South Asia by Myron Weiner, Sub-Saharan Africa by James S. Coleman, the Near East by Dankwart A. Rustow and Latin America by George I. Blanksten. The volume is introduced by a theoretical section--"A Functional Approach to Comparative Politics," by Gabriel A. Almond.