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Development Theory and Practice: Critical Perspectives

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This text provides a critical assessment of dominant features of development theory and practice in such areas as globalisation, governance, social development, participation, feminism and postcolonialism, civil society, environment and development management. Each chapter addresses a particular approach within development by setting out the orthodoxy, and critically evaluates this before engaging more constructively with the challenges presented by contemporary development. This approach will give students a clearer understanding of the debates within development today.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesDevelopment studies Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 31/10/2001 ISBN-13: 9780333800706  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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UMA KOTHARI is Senior Lecturer in Social Development, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. MARTIN MINOGUE is Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester.

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