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Development Sociology: Actor Perspectives
     

Development Sociology: Actor Perspectives

by Norman Long
 

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ISBN-10: 0415235367

ISBN-13: 9780415235365

Pub. Date: 10/26/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work covers a variety of key development issues such as commoditisation, small scale enterprise and social capital, knowledge interfaces, networks and power, globalisation and localisation.

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This work covers a variety of key development issues such as commoditisation, small scale enterprise and social capital, knowledge interfaces, networks and power, globalisation and localisation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415235365
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/26/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: Theoretical and methodological issues
1. An actor-oriented sociology of development
2. Demythologising planned intervention
3. Building a conceptual and interpretative framework
4. Encounters at the interface: social and cultural discontinuities in development and change
Part II: Commoditisation, social values and small-scale enterprise
5. Commoditization and issues of social value
6. Webs of commitment and debt: the significance of money and social currencies in commodity networks
7. Networks, social capital and multiple family enterprise: local to global
Part III: Knowledge interfaces, power and globalisation
8. Knowledge, networks and power
9. The dynamics of knowledge interfaces between bureaucrats and peasants
10. Globalization and localization: recontextualising social change

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