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Power of development

Author: J S Crush
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Series: Ingram Digital E-books (T & F), 2008-2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Development histories reveal a legacy of contested power. These essays explore the language of development and its meaning within different political contexts, drawing material from Africa, Asia and Latin America by way of comparison.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Power of development.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
(DLC) 94040708
(OCoLC)31434259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J S Crush
ISBN: 9780203975985 0203975987 9780415111768 0415111765 9780415111775 0415111773 661011448X 9786610114481
OCLC Number: 228173151
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 324 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction : imagining development / Jonathan Crush --
The invention of development / Michael Cowen and Robert Shenton --
'A new deal in emotions' : theory and practice and the crisis of development / Michael Watts --
Scenes from childhood : the homesickness of development discourses / Doug J. Porter --
Green development theory? : environmentalism and sustainable development / W.M. Adams --
Selective silence : a feminist encounter with environmental discourse in colonial Africa / Fiona Mackenzie --
Sustainable disasters? : perspectives and powers in the discourse of calamity / Kenneth Hewitt --
The object of development : America's Egypt / Timothy Mitchell --
Modernizing Malthus : the World Bank, population control and the African environment / Gavin Williams --
Changing discourses of development in South Africa / Chris Tapscott --
Eurocentrism and geography : reflections on Asian urbanization / T.G. McGee --
Imagining a post-development era / Arturo Escobar --
Black consciousness and the quest for a counter-modernist development / Kate Manzo --
Post-modernism, gender and development / Jane L. Parpart --
Becoming a development category / Nanda Shrestha.
Series Title: Ingram Digital E-books (T & F), 2008-2014.
Responsibility: [edited by] Jonathan Crush.
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