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Participation: the New Tyranny?

Bill Cooke, Uma Kothari - Business & Economics - 2001 - 207 pages
This book is about participatory development's potential for tyranny, showing how it can lead to the unjust and illegitimate exercise of power. It is the first book-length ...
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Disciplining democracy: development discourse and good governance in Africa

Rita Abrahamsen - Business & Economics - 2000 - 168 pages
This thought-provoking book does not simply link the West's good governance agenda with the demise of the Soviet Union. Abrahamsen shows that this democratic agenda involves ...
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Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social Justice in the Age ...

Michael Goldman - History - 2008 - 384 pages
Why is the World Bank so successful? How has it gained power even at moments in history when it seemed likely to fall? This pathbreaking book is the first close examination of ...
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Mapping Vulnerability: Disasters, Development, and People

Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst - Business & Economics - 2013 - 256 pages
Raging floods, massive storms and cataclysmic earthquakes: every year up to 340 million people are affected by these and other disasters, which cause loss of life and damage to ...
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Reading Freire and Habermas: Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Social Change

Raymond Allen Morrow, Carlos Alberto Torres - Education - 2002 - 211 pages
In this book, two well-known scholars of critical educational studies provide a compelling introduction to the thoughts of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire and German critical ...
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Knowing Nature, Knowing Science: An Ethnography of Environmental Activism

Eeva K. Berglund - Nature - 1998 - 225 pages
This text focuses on three different groups of civil activists protesting against infrastructure installations, and on their understanding of science. The role of science is ...
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Critical Development Theory: Contributions to a New Paradigm

Ronaldo Munck, Denis O'Hearn - Business & Economics - 1999 - 217 pages
In recent years there has been considerable rethinking of the whole concept of development, including a growing awareness of its gender, cultural and environmental dimensions ...
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The end of development?: modernity, post-modernity and development

Trevor W. Parfitt - Political Science - 2002 - 177 pages
Outlines a radical new approach to development studies in the light of the policies imposed by the IMF and World Bank
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