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Title The development dictionary [electronic resource] : a guide to knowledge as power / edited by Wolfgang Sachs.

Imprint London [Eng.] ; New York [N.Y.] : Zed Books, 2010 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2011.)


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (26 entries) : 1 image, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Dedication -- Preface to the new edition -- Introduction -- Preface To The New Edition / Wolfgang Sachs -- Introduction / Wolfgang Sachs -- Development / Gustavo Esteva -- Environment, Wolfgang Sachs -- Equality, C. Douglas Lummis -- Helping, Marianne Gronemeyer -- Market / Gérald 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 María Sbert -- Resources / Vandana Shiva -- Science / Claude Alvares -- Socialism / Harry Cleaver -- Standard Of Living / Serge Latouche -- State / Ashis Nandy -- Technology / Otto Ullrich -- Contributors.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary In this pioneering collection, some of the world's most eminent critics of development review the key concepts of the development discourse in the post-war era. Each essay examines one concept from a historical and anthropological point of view and highlights its particular bias. Exposing their historical obsolescence and intellectual sterility, the authors call for a bidding farewell to the whole Eurocentric development idea. This is urgently needed, they argue, in order to liberate people's minds - in both North and South - for bold responses to the environmental and ethical challenges now confronting humanity.
These essays are an invitation to experts, grassroots movements and students of development to recognize the tainted glasses they put on whenever they participate in the development discourse.
Form Also available in print version.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Economic development -- Terminology.
Economics -- Terminology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 1848133804 9781848133808 xx, 332 p.
ISBN 9781849727358 (online)
9781848133808 (print)

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