Edited by G. H. Fagan and Ronaldo Munck
This Handbook provides an accessible critical review of the complex issues surrounding development and social change today. With chapters from recognized experts, examining economic, political and social aspects, and covering key topics and developing regions, it goes beyond current theory and sets out the debates which will shape an approach better suited to the modern world.
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- Handbook on Development and Social Change
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- Chapter 1: Development and social change: a genealogy for an era of complexity
- Chapter 2: Towards an ecology of development
- Chapter 3: Development and imperialism: rethinking old concepts for a new age
- Chapter 4: Development and the private sector: the challenge of extractives-led development in Uganda
- Chapter 5: Financialization and development: issues and perspectives
- Chapter 6: Development and regionalism
- Chapter 7: Small loans, big problems: the rise and fall of microcredit as development policy
- Chapter 8: ‘A rising tide lifts us all; don’t rock the boat!’ Economic growth and the legitimation of inequality
- Chapter 9: Developing democracy, democratizing development: a backlash against hegemonic norms and practice?
- Chapter 10: Development NGOs, civil society and social change
- Chapter 11: The Developmental State Paradigm in the age of financialization
- Chapter 12: Development and social change in Latin America
- Chapter 13: Development in Africa as the global commodity super-cycle ends: African uprisings during and after ‘Africa Rising’
- Chapter 14: Tracing the emergence of Sino-capitalism: social change and development in contemporary China
- Chapter 15: Culture and development: contemporary debates and practices
- Chapter 16: The migration–development nexus: current challenges and future research agenda
- Chapter 17: Requiem for the sustainable livelihoods approach?
- Chapter 18: Development and inequality: a critical analysis
- Chapter 19: Water and a fluid international development agenda
- Chapter 20: Gender equality and the discursive landscape of nongovernmental action in development: the inevitable failure of international NGOs to represent the interests of women?
- Chapter 21: Development and poverty in the twenty-first century: a challenge for research and social transformation
- Chapter 22: From the ghost of development to Buen Vivir (living well): building utopias
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