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Decolonizing knowledge : from development to dialogue

Author: Frédérique Apffel-Marglin; Stephen A Marglin; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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This book argues that the linear evolutionary paradigm of development that comes out of the modern Western view of knowledge is a contemporary form of colonialism. The authors propose a pluralistic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frédérique Apffel-Marglin; Stephen A Marglin; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 0198288840 9780198288848
OCLC Number: 33439276
Notes: "A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Credits: "A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU /WIDER)."
Description: vi, 398 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Frédérique Apffel-Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin.
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Both Stephen Marglin and Gustavo Esteva provide interesting insights on the introduction of the Green Revolution in Mexico ... the book is useful in calling for dialogue and mutual learning, lest the Read more...

 
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