Globalization and Development: Themes and Concepts in Current Research / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is a collective effort by researchers affiliated with the CERES Research School in Development Studies in the Netherlands. These experts discuss themes and concepts crucial to the overlapping fields of globalization and development research. Individual chapters examine the notions and issues of globalization, livelihood, identity, governance, transnationalism, and knowledge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402024740
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/31/2004
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : conflictive domains of globalization and development 1
Ch. 1 Time and contention in "the great globalization debate" 9
Ch. 2 Ways forward in livelihood research 49
Ch. 3 Identity formation : issues, challenges and tools 75
Ch. 4 Governance in action : some theoretical and practical reflections on a key concept 103
Ch. 5 Transcending the nation : explorations of transnationalism as a concept and phenomenon 131
Ch. 6 Unpacking and re-packing knowledge in development 163
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