Beyond Colonialism, Development and Globalization: Social Movements and Critical Perspectives (Hardback)

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Language: English . Brand New Book. Development studies is in a state of flux. A new generation of scholars has come to reject what was once regarded as accepted wisdom, and increasingly regard development and globalization as part of a continuum with colonialism, premised on the same reductionist assumption that progress and growth are objective facts that can be fostered, measured, assessed and controlled. Drawing on a variety of theoretical perspectives and approaches, this book explores the ways in which social movements in the Global South are rejecting Western-centric notions of development and modernization, as well as creating their own alternatives. By assessing development theories from the perspective of subaltern groups and movements, the contributors posit a new notion of development from below , one in which these movements provide new ways of imagining social transformation, and a way out of the developmental dead end that has so far characterized post-development approaches. Beyond Colonialism, Development and Globalization therefore represents a radical break with the prevailing narrative of modernization, and points to a bold new direction for development studies. N° de réf. du libraire

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Présentation de l'éditeur: Development studies are in a state of flux. New generations of scholars have come to reject what was once regarded as accepted wisdom, and increasingly regard development and globalization as part of a continuum with colonialism, premised on the same reductionist assumption that progress and growth are objective facts that can be fostered, measured, assessed and controlled. Drawing on a variety of theoretical perspectives and approaches, Caouette and Kapoor explore the ways in which social movements in the global South are rejecting Western-centric notions of development and modernization. Through contributions encompassing issues such as food sovereignty and migration, as well as a variety of subaltern groups, the book examines the diverse ways in which social movements are resisting the impositions of neoliberal development and creating alternatives. By assessing development theories from the perspective of subaltern groups and movements, Caouette and Kapoor posit a new notion of development 'from below', one in which these movements provide new ways of imagining social transformation, and allowing development studies to overcome the 'developmental dead end' that has so far characterised post-development approaches. Beyond Development and Globalization represents a radical break with the prevailing hegemony of modernization, and points to a bold new direction for development studies.

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Titre : Beyond Colonialism, Development and ...
Éditeur : ZED BOOKS LTD
Date d'édition : 2015
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New

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