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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
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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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