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Development : critical essays in human geography

Author: Stuart Corbridge
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2008.
Series: Contemporary foundations of space and place.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together 25 of the most influential articles published in the field of development geography since 1960. Geographers have made key contributions to development studies in four major areas, all of which are represented here and include gender and households, and development alternatives and identities.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Corbridge
ISBN: 9780754626817 0754626814
OCLC Number: 302186751
Description: xxvii, 557 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction; Part I From Colonial Geography to Radical Development Geography: The degeneration of tropical geography, Marcus Power and James D. Sidaway; 3 approaches to the mapping of economic development in India, Joseph E. Schwartzberg; Manufacturing and the geography of development in tropical Africa, Akin L. Mabogunje; Geography and underdevelopment, I and II, David Slater; The white north and the population explosion, Keith Buchanan. Part II Gender and Households: Single-parent families: choice or constraint? The formation of female-headed households in Mexican shanty towns, Sylvia Chant; Converting the wetlands, engendering the environment: the intersection of gender with agrarian change in The Gambia, Judith Carney; Engendering everyday resistance: gender, patronage and production politics in rural Malaysia, Gillian Hart. Part III Development Alternatives and Identities: What causes poverty? A postmodern view, Lakshman Yapa; Modernization from below: an alternative indigenous development?, Anthony Bebbington; Constructing the dark continent: metaphor as geographic representation of Africa, Lucy Jarosz; Reading landscape meanings: state constructions and lived experiences in Singapore's Chinatown, Brenda S.A. Yeoh and Lily Kong. Part IV Resources Conflicts and Political Ecology: The political state and the management of mineral rents in capital-surplus economies: Botswana and Saudi Arabia, Richard M. Auty; Property vs. control: the state and forest management in the Indian Himalaya, Haripriya Rangan; Does 'participation' in common pool resource management help the poor? A social cost-benefit analysis of joint forest management in Jharkhand, India, Sanjay Kumar; Authority and environment: institutional landscapes in Rajasthan, India, Paul Robbins; Primitive ideas: protected area buffer zones and the politics of land in Africa, Roderick P. Neumann; This land is ours now: spatial imaginaries and the struggle for land in Brazil, Wendy Wolford. Part V Globalization and Its Discontents: The satanic geographies of globalization: uneven development in the 1990s, Neil Smith; Provincializing capital: the work of an agrarian past in South Indian industry, Sharad Chari; Spatialities of transnational resistance to globalization: the maps of grievances of the inter-continental caravan, David Featherstone; Women, NGOs and the contradictions of empowerment and disempowerment: a conversation, Richa Nagar and Saraswati Raju. Part VI The (Im)possibility of Development: Understanding 20 years of change in West-Central Nepal: continuity and change in lives and ideas, Piers Blaikie, John Cameron and David Seddon; The (im)possibility of development studies, Stuart Corbridge; Development and governmentality, Michael Watts; Name index.
Series Title: Contemporary foundations of space and place.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart Corbridge.

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