Getting to the 21st Century: Voluntary Action and the Global Agenda / Edition 1

Getting to the 21st Century: Voluntary Action and the Global Agenda / Edition 1

by David C. Korten
     
 

A critique of current development policies and ideologies that provides alternative approaches for building a sustainable and just society for the new millennium.See more details below

Overview

A critique of current development policies and ideologies that provides alternative approaches for building a sustainable and just society for the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780931816840
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1990
Series:
Library of Management for Development
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: We Have a Problem

Part I: The 1980s: An Awakening
Chapter 1 Decade of Crisis Chapter 2 Decade of Denial Chapter 3 Decade of Opportunity

Part II: Toward a Just, Sustainable and Inclusive Society
Chapter 4 Believing Is Seeing Chapter 5 Cowboy Economics: the Growth-Centered Vision Chapter 6 Reviving the Colonial Economy Chapter 7 the People-Centered Vision: An Economics for Spaceship Earth Chapter 8 Equity-Led Sustainable Growth: From Vision to Strategy

Part III: Voluntary Organizations: Development Roles and Strategies
A Limited Vision A Critical Self-Assessment Chapter 9 Voluntary Organizations Are different Chapter 10 From Relief to People’s Movement

Part IV: The 1990s Part: From Growth to Transformation
Chapter 11 A Spaceship Has No Lifeboat Chapter 12 End of the Dominant State Chapter 13 Agenda for a Society in Transition

Conclusion: End of Innocence

Appendix A The Manila Declaration on People’s Participation and Sustainable Development Appendix B Study Group Discussion Topics Appendix C NGO Self-Assessment Questions Appendix D International Public Financial Transfers

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