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Development, poverty of culture, and social policy

Author: Brij Mohan
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book offers an interdisciplinary analysis of complex issues, constructs, and interventions that deal with human-social problems with global implications. It posits social development theory and practice in a critically important context challenging the scientific orthodoxy of our times.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mohan, Brij, 1939-
Development, poverty of culture, and social policy.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2010026984
(OCoLC)646630193
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brij Mohan
ISBN: 9780230117655 0230117651 9781349292653 1349292656
OCLC Number: 712037588
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 218 pages)
Contents: Theorizing poverty of culture : requiem for change --
Development delusion --
Entropy of developmentalism --
Politics of development --
End of the Third World --
Rise of the rest --
Banality of global evil --
The caste war : archeology of a perpetual conflict --
The ordeal of reason --
Inanity of social intervention --
Rethinking of international social work --
Social practice in a troubled world --
New social development : a paradigm --
Human rights today --
Idioms of social change --
Epilogue: culture as a defensive spider.
Responsibility: Brij Mohan ; foreword by David G. Gil.

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