AMERICUS (Dec. 4, 2013)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University, has edited “Major Third World Developments in the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries,” the Fall 2013 issue of Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS), published by the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS). 

Isaacs edits Fall 2013 Journal of Third World Studies

AMERICUS (Dec. 4, 2013)—Harold Isaacs, Ph.D., professor emeritus of history at Georgia Southwestern State University, has edited “Major Third World Developments in the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries,” the Fall 2013 issue of Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS), published by the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS).

The 325-page volume contains selected papers presented at the Georgia Southwestern Third World in Perspective Program Seminar Series during the 2012-2013 academic year. Contents also include additional manuscripts, book reviews and book review essays approved for publication by the JTWS Board of Editors. The Board is composed of scholars who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their respective fields.

Since 1984, when the bi-annual scholarly periodical was founded by Isaacs, ATWS has published 60 issues of JTWS for a worldwide readership of scholars, practitioners in the area of Third World development, U.S. and foreign government officials and employees of non-governmental organizations. Hardcopy subscriptions are sent to 51 countries and JTWS is accessible on the internet at apps.gsw.edu/atws.

The next issue of JTWS, Spring 2014, will focus on “Prioritizing the Future: Continuity and Change in the Global South in the 21st Century,” the theme of the 31st annual meeting of ATWS at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, India, Dec. 28-30, 2013.          

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