Debating Development Discourse Institutional and Popular Perspectives

This book combines critical historical analysis and case studies of the theory and practice of post-1945 international development. Beginning with a Gramscian analysis of institutional and academic development discourse, continuing with critiques of international institutions' current neo-liber...

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Other Authors: Moore, David B. (Editor), Schmitz, Gerald J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1995, 1995
Series:International Political Economy Series
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Summary:This book combines critical historical analysis and case studies of the theory and practice of post-1945 international development. Beginning with a Gramscian analysis of institutional and academic development discourse, continuing with critiques of international institutions' current neo-liberal economic and 'governance' practices, and followed by studies of African moral opposition to structural adjustment's 'scientific capitalism', South African housing struggles, Zimbabwean development strategies, Costa Rican agrarian NGO's, and northern Albertan public environmental hearings, it advocates deepening radical and popular participatory democracy
Physical Description:XXIV, 259 p online resource
ISBN:9781349241996