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The big catch : a practical introduction to development

Author: Alexander F Robertson
Publisher: Boulder, Colo Westview Press 1995. ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A role-playing case book which aims to challenge students to think about the problems of development, and how development experts go about trying to alleviate them. It presents a hypothetical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander F Robertson
ISBN: 0813325218 9780813325217 0813325226 9780813325224
OCLC Number: 942357541
Description: vi, 144 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: from "The Arcadian Argus" - "Coastal villages brace themselves for transformation"; introduction - a note on weights, measures, etc, from "Development Trends 1991" - "the Republic of Arcadia". Part 1 Specifications: an invitation to join the Special Projects Advisory Committee (SPAC); SPAC - introductory notes; planning commission memorandum to SPAC on Alpha-Beta Project; report of the International Fisheries Institute; report of the Institute of Social Studies; "Fisherfolk" (Chapter 9 from "Discovering Arcadia" by Rick Rinegold and Bobby Lee). Part 2 Proposals: agenda for SPAC meeting to discuss Alpha-Beta Project implementation proposal; Proposal A - go now; Proposal B - go slow; Proposal C - mix and merge; Proposal D - no go; petition from the Elders of Beta Town; from "The Arcadian Argus" - "President speaks out on urgency of local development". Part 3 The exercise: playing the game; interpreting the documents; drafting your proposal; matters arising; reading guide.
Responsibility: A.F. Robertson.

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