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International development and the social sciences : essays on the history and politics of knowledge

Author: Frederick Cooper
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, [ca. 2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Print on demandView all editions and formats

Examines the production, transmission, and implementation of ideas about development within historical, political, and intellectual contexts. This title focuses on the diverse and contested meanings  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Cooper
ISBN: 0520209567 9780520209565 0520209575 9780520209572
OCLC Number: 868538627
Notes: Originally publ.: 1997.
Description: XII, 361 Seiten
Contents: PREFACE LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Introduction Frederick Cooper and Randall Packard PART ONE * THE END OF EMPIRE AND THE DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK 1. Instruments and Idioms of Colonial and National Development: India's Historical Experience in Comparative Perspective Sugata Bose 2. Modernizing Bureaucrats, Backward Mricans, and the Development Concept Frederick Cooper 3* Visions of Postwar Health and Development and Their Impact on Public Health Interventions in the Developing World Randall Packard PART TWO * INTELLECTUAL COMMUNITIES AND CONNECTIONS 4* Intellectual Openings and Policy Closures: Disequilibria in Contemporary Development Economics Michael R Carter 5* Anthropology and Its Evil Twin: "Development" in the Constitution of a Discipline James Ferguson 6. Population Science, Private Foundations, and Development Aid: The Transformation of Demographic Knowledge in the United States, 1945-1965 John Sharpless PART THREE * IDEAS AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS 7. Redefining Development at the World Bank Martha Finnemore 8. Development Ideas in Latin America: Paradigm Shift and the Economic Commission for Latin America Kathryn Sikkink PART FOUR*DEVELOPMENT LANGUAGE AND ITS APPROPRIATIONS g. "Found in Most Traditional Societies": Traditional Medical Practitioners between Culture and Development Stacy Leigh Pigg 10. Senegalese Development: From Mass Mobilization to Technocratic Elitism Mamadou Diouf 11. Agrarian Populism in the Development of a Modern Nation (India) Akhil Gupta INDEX
Responsibility: ed. by Frederick Cooper [und weitere].


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