Development Theory / Edition 2

Development Theory / Edition 2

by Jan Nederveen Pieterse
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412945143

ISBN-13: 9781412945141

Pub. Date: 10/30/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the Second Edition of this successful book:

  • Situates students in the expanding field of development theory
  • Provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches
  • Explains key concepts
  • Examines the shifts in theory
  • Offers an

Overview

Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the Second Edition of this successful book:

  • Situates students in the expanding field of development theory
  • Provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches
  • Explains key concepts
  • Examines the shifts in theory
  • Offers an agenda for the future

In this book, the author brings a huge range of experience and knowledge about the relationship between the economically advanced and the emerging, developing nations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412945141
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Series:
Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Trends in Development Theory
Development in Question
The Status of Development Theory
Meanings of 'Development' over Time
Development Is Struggle
The Development Field
Trends in Development Theory
Dilemmas of Development Discourse: The Crisis of Developmentalism and the Comparative Method
From Evolutionism to Development
Development as Redemption
The Crisis of Developmentalism
Options
From Bipolarity to Polycentrism
The Deconstruction of the West
The Development of Development Theory: Towards Critical Globalism
Notions of Change
Development Theories in the Plural
Modernization Revisited
Critical Globalism
Delinking or Globalization?
The Cultural Turn in Development: Questions of Power
National Culture
Local Culture
Culture/Power
Add Culture and Stir
Development and Cultural Liberty
My Paradigm or Yours? Variations on Alternative Development
Alternative Development
Alternative Development Paradigm
Paradigm Politics
Mainstream Development
Conclusion
After Post-Development
Problematizing Poverty
Development=Westernization
Critique of Modernism and Science
Development as Discourse
Alternatives to Development
Anti-Managerialism
Dichotomic Thinking
Politics of Post-Development
Coda
Equity and Growth Revisited: From Human Development to Social Development
Social Development
Redistribution with Growth
Lessons of East Asia
Human Development
Lessons of Welfare States
Social Capital
Conclusion
Critical Holism and the Tao of Development
Remedying Remedies
Wholeness, Holism
Contradictions of Modernity
Development and High Modernism
Shortcuts and Other Remedies
Towards the Tao of Development
Digital Capitalism and Development: The Unbearable Lightness of ICT4D
Bridging the Digital Divide
ICT4D as a Package Deal
Digital Capitalism? Cyber Utopia
ICT4D and Development Studies
ICT4D and Development Policy
Futures of Development
Futures of Development Thinking
Development as Collective Learning
Complexity
Reflexive Modernity, Reflexive Development
Reconstructions
Twenty-First Century Globalization and Development
Twenty-First Century Globalization
Turning Points
New Development Era
Development Pluralism
International Development Cooperation
After the Crisis

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