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Critical development theory : contributions to a new paradigm

Author: Ronaldo Munck; Denis O'Hearn
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1999.
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"In recent years there has been a considerable rethinking of the whole concept of development, including a growing awareness of its gender, cultural and environmental dimensions, and the impact of globalisation. The contributors to this volume seek to extend these debates to a more fundamental level, tackling such issues as the crisis of development as an intellectual and practical project, the need for a break with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical development theory.
London ; Zed Books ; New York : Zed Books, 1999
(OCoLC)607163916
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronaldo Munck; Denis O'Hearn
ISBN: 1856496384 9781856496384 1856496376 9781856496377
OCLC Number: 41109726
Description: xx, 217 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The myth of development : a critique of Eurocentric discourse / Vincent Tucker --
On oppositional postmodernism / Boaventura de Sousa Santos --
Development and the locations of Eurocentrism / Ziauddin Sardar --
Critical holism and the tao of development / Jan Nederveen Pieterse --
Reintegrating production and consumption, or why political economy still matters / Diane Perrons --
Tigers and transnational corporations : pathways from the periphery? / Denis O'Hearn --
The place of development in theories of imperialism and globalization / Bob Sutcliffe --
Is it possible to build a sustainable world? / Richard Douthwaite --
Cultural politics and (post) development paradigm(s) / G.H. Fagan --
Deconstructing development discourses : of impasses, alternatives and politics / Ronaldo Munck.
Responsibility: edited by Ronaldo Munck and Denis O'Hearn.

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