International Development and the Social Sciences : Essays on the History and Politics of Knowledge / Edition 1

International Development and the Social Sciences : Essays on the History and Politics of Knowledge / Edition 1

by Frederick Cooper, Randall (Ed.) Packard
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900520209571
Publisher:
California-Princeton Fulfillment Services
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
Introduction1
1Instruments and Idioms of Colonial and National Development: India's Historical Experience in Comparative Perspective45
2Modernizing Bureaucrats, Backward Africans, and the Development Concept64
3Visions of Postwar Health and Development and Their Impact on Public Health Interventions in the Developing World93
4Intellectual Openings and Policy Closures: Disequilibria in Contemporary Development Economics119
5Anthropology and Its Evil Twin: "Development" in the Constitution of a Discipline150
6Population Science, Private Foundations, and Development Aid: The Transformation of Demographic Knowledge in the United States, 1945-1965176
7Redefining Development at the World Bank203
8Development Ideas in Latin America: Paradigm Shift and the Economic Commission for Latin America228
9"Found in Most Traditional Societies": Traditional Medical Practitioners between Culture and Development259
10Senegalese Development: From Mass Mobilization to Technocratic Elitism291
11Agrarian Populism in the Development of a Modern Nation (India)320
Index345

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