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The Development dictionary : a guide to knowledge as power

Author: Wolfgang Sachs
Publisher: London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1992.
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Reviews the key concepts of the development discourse. This book contains essays each of which examines one concept from a historical and anthropological point of view and highlights its particular  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Encyclopedias (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Development dictionary.
London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Sachs
ISBN: 1856490432 9781856490436 1856490440 9781856490443 1868142493 9781868142491
OCLC Number: 25597945
Description: 306 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Wolfgang Sachs --
Development / Gustavo Esteva --
Environment / Wolfgang Sachs --
Equality / C. Douglas Lummis --
Helping / Marianne Gronemeyer --
Market / Gérhard Berthoud --
Needs / Ivan Illich --
One world / Wolfgang Sachs --
Participation / Majid Rahnema --
Planning / Arturo Escobar --
Population / Barbara Duden --
Poverty / Majid Rahnema --
Production / Jean Robert --
Progress / José Maria Sbert --
Resources / Vandana Shiva --
Science / Claude Alvares --
Socialism / Harry Cleaver --
Standard of living / Serge Latouche --
State / Ashis Nandy --
Technology / Otto Ullrich.
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Sachs.


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'Short, pithy and well reasoned... There is something in each chapter to challenge, even assault, our dearest, most tightly held assumptions.'Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society'Unique...the Read more...

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