The Development and Antidevelopment Debate

Instructors and graduate and undergraduate students in the fields of peace studies, development studies, political sciences and political philosophy; professionals and volunteers working in governmental and non-governmental organizations ...

The Development and Antidevelopment Debate

Reflecting on the philosophical assumptions that sustain the development debate, Rabbani analyzes how the modern project of development and the antidevelopment discourse reduce the human condition to a struggle for self-preservation and, likewise, social and international cooperation to a strategic and self-defeating process. The book centers on core inconsistencies in the rationale of both discourses as they stand for individual autonomy, collective self-determination and mutual respect. Building these social goals around the requirement of ’non-interference’ in individual or collective affairs, neither discourse can practically enhance nor coherently sustain respect to people’s freedom and diversity. The author argues that any real alternative to the normative reductions and actual destructions carried on by international development theory and practice would have to recover the non-contingent solidarity implied in people’s search for self-understanding. Awareness of this human condition, in its turn, actively fosters relations of universal inclusion and global friendship. Instructors and graduate and undergraduate students in the fields of peace studies, development studies, political sciences and political philosophy; professionals and volunteers working in governmental and non-governmental organizations and development agencies will find this volume ideally fit for purpose.

Policy Debates on Hydraulic Fracturing

Also, contrary to other cantons, levels of both types of information exchange are lower within the pro-development than within the antidevelopment ...

Policy Debates on Hydraulic Fracturing

This edited volume compares seven countries in North America and Europe on the highly topical issue of oil and gas development that uses hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” The comparative analysis is based on the Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF) and guided by two questions: First, in each country, what are current coalitions and the related policy output? Second, based on the current situation, what are the chances for future policy change? This book is the first to use a social science approach to analyze hydraulic fracturing debates and the first application of the ACF that is deliberately comparative. The contributions in this book advance our understanding about the formation of coalitions and development of public policy in the context of different forms of government and economically recoverable natural resources.

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Politics

In an in-depth overview of the development and antidevelopment debate, Rabbani (2011) criticizes both pro- and anti-developmentalists.

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Politics

The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Politics presents the first comprehensive, state of the art overview of the multiple ways in which ‘politics’ and ‘translation’ interact. Divided into four sections with thirty-three chapters written by a roster of international scholars, this handbook covers the translation of political ideas, the effects of political structures on translation and interpreting, the politics of translation and an array of case studies that range from the Classical Mediterranean to contemporary China. Considering established topics such as censorship, gender, translation under fascism, translators and interpreters at war, as well as emerging topics such as translation and development, the politics of localization, translation and interpreting in democratic movements, and the politics of translating popular music, the handbook offers a global and interdisciplinary introduction to the intersections between translation and interpreting studies and politics. With a substantial introduction and extensive bibliographies, this handbook is an indispensable resource for students and researchers of translation theory, politics and related areas.

Parliamentary Debates

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Parliamentary Debates


Translation Theory and Development Studies

She points out how the antidevelopment debate tries to protect (local, Global South) communities against the empire of development by claiming cultural ...

Translation Theory and Development Studies

This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising translation from a complexity and emergence point of view and relating this view on emergent semiotics to some of the most recent social research. It will further fulfill its aims by providing empirical data from the South African context concerning the relationship between translation and development. The book intends to be interdisciplinary in nature and to foster interdisciplinary research and dialogue by relating the newest trends in translation theory, i.e. agency theory in the sociology of translation, to development theory within sociology. Data in the volume will be drawn from fields that have received very little if any attention in translation studies, i.e. local economic development, the knowledge economy and the informal economy.

The Study of Human Development

Middle-ground resolutions for the debate do nothing to alter the debate's antidevelopment stance. In fact, suggesting that development is driven by a ...

The Study of Human Development

If you had just one wish for the study of human development, what would it be? How would it advance the field? And what would it take for your vision to be realized? This was the charge given to twenty-eight scholars, coming from different disciplines and fields, and who study different periods of the life course. This book compiles provocative contributions from a wide range of established scholars, organized into seven thematic areas: conceptual advances; systems, levels, and contexts; individual differences; methodological advances; harnessing science for human welfare and social justice; underexplored life course dynamics; and interdisciplinary collaboration and playing well with others. This book was originally published as a special issue of Research in Human Development.

Translation Studies beyond the Postcolony

Development brokers and translators: The ethnography of aid and agencies. ... The development and antidevelopment debate: Critical Translation and the ...

Translation Studies beyond the Postcolony

This edited volume explores the role of (postcolonial) translation studies in addressing issues of the postcolony. It investigates the retention of the notion of postcolonial translation studies and whether one could reconsider or adapt the assumptions and methodologies of postcolonial translation studies to a new understanding of the postcolony to question the impact of postcolonial translation studies in Africa to address pertinent issues. The book also places the postcolony in historical perspective, and takes a critical look at the failures of postcolonial approaches to translation studies. The book brings together 12 chapters, which are divided into three sections: namely, Africa, the Global South, and the Global North. As such, the volume is able to consider the postcolony (and even conceptualisations beyond the postcolony) in a variety of settings worldwide.

Transition and Development in India

The post/anti-development writings in India have not yet formed into a ... scale as the Indian modes of production debate and the subaltern studies debates.

Transition and Development in India

According to Nehru, the transition from a backward agricultural society to a modern industrialized society was the only road for India to progress. So, for the past few decades, India has focused its transitional development around movement away from a state-controlled economy toward that of a free market economy. Transition and Development in India challenges the current basis of this theory of development, laying the groundwork for an entirely new Marxist approach to transition that should apply not just to India, but to all developing nations.

The Anti Development State

Back in 1994 , during the great national debate on ratification of the Uruguay Round agreement establishing the WTO , she served as the point person in the ...

The Anti Development State

Walden Bello, the Philippines' leading economist presents an assessment of the failure of the Philippines to address poverty and social inequality.

Industrialization and Development

The brief discussion here of meanings of development has not examined the ... point out (Cowen & Shenton 1996:452–72), a crude antidevelopment position (cf.

Industrialization and Development

An introductory development studies text which puts industrialization into theoretical context, examines the forms it has taken, and considers economically efficient and socially responsible alternatives.

Industrialization Developmen

The brief discussion here of meanings of development has not examined the ... point out (Cowen & Shenton 1996:452–72), a crude antidevelopment position (cf.

Industrialization   Developmen

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Economics and Politics of Resettlement in India

In this volume, we have come directly to the point of R&R studies, without going into the debate over the nature and mode of development.

The Economics and Politics of Resettlement in India

The Economics and Politics of Resettlement in India comprises fourteen well-researched and relevant essays by academicians, researchers and practitioners with extensive knowledge and experience of the resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) processes in India. These essays provide valuable insights into R&R practices and experiences from a variety of developmental fields, including road projects, dams, mining, forests, and farmlands. It will be a useful for policy-makers, NGOs and journalists working in the field of development-induced displacement in India, students and scholars.

Routledge Library Editions Business and Economics in Asia

Much of the debate on tourism in developing countries , including those in South - East Asia ... and whether they are developmental or antidevelopmental .

Routledge Library Editions  Business and Economics in Asia

This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies; industrial investment; trade; tourism; and a host of other topics, the books collected here form a vital reference resource across a wide subject area.

Readings in Indian Sociology

In the earliest debates which were perceived to be on 'environmental' issues ... In this highlycharged debate the prodevelopment group had gained much moral ...

Readings in Indian Sociology

Environment is of great concern to every society because people depend upon it for resource mobilization, livelihood and existence. Our environment or ecosystem is endangered because of population pressure, migration, technological changes, changes in land use for livelihood practices and depletion and destruction of resources due to mega projects. Today, more than ever, there is greater need for sustainable development. Volume 7, Sociology of Environment, addresses these issues and will be of interest to both researchers and activists in these areas.

Geographies of Development

Key features Integrates theory, practice and illustration to bring the subject alive and encourage a balanced and considered overview of 'development' Accessible layout of material, illustrated by numerous diagrams, graphs, photographs and ...

Geographies of Development

Geographies of Development second edition Robert B. Potter Tony Binns Jennifer A. Elliott, David Smith Geographies of Development is an established, innovative and comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate students of Development Geography, Development Studies and related fields. A pioneer of the holistic approach, it encourages critical engagement by integrating key topics throughout the text, such as development ideology, globalisation, modernity, gender, ethnicity, tourism, resources, development aid, land degradation and environmental sustainability. It argues lucidly, convincingly and informatively that ideas concerning development have been many and varied, and have been highly contested, varying from time to time and from place to place. Key features Integrates theory, practice and illustration to bring the subject alive and encourage a balanced and considered overview of 'development' Accessible layout of material, illustrated by numerous diagrams, graphs, photographs and tables, aids understanding of the subject Each chapter includes boxed case studies, key concepts summaries, suggestions for further reading and topics for discussion New to this edition New material and case studies drawn from scholarly and popular sources to encourage a critical approach and to increase contemporary relevance, as in Part 1 'Conceptualising Development' Fully updated to reflect the most recent developments in theory (anti-development, post-development, post-colonialism and post-structuralism) and practice (anti-capitalism, anti-globalisation, TNCs, critiques of the WTO, arguments for the relocation of production, GM crops and agricultural change) New coverage of key concepts such as social capital, civil society and participatory development Extended coverage of the World Bank, IMF, neo-liberal policies and Poverty Reduction Strategies New coverage of poverty and debt reduction, the Millennium development goals, global warming and GM crops and linkages between urban and rural areas 'a text I would recommend highly for an introductory course in development studies' "Economic Geography" 'a truly multidisciplinary resource that will likely satisfy students with an interest in development' "Journal of Rural Studies" Robert B. Potter is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Reading. Tony Binns is Reader in Geography at the University of Sussex. Jennifer A. Elliott is Principal Lecturer in Geography at the University of Brighton. The late David Smith was Professor of Economic Geography at the University if Liverpool. All of the authors have considerable teaching experience in this are and collectively bring first-hand research expertise from North, West and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Caribbean and South America. Cover illustration by Matthew Richardson Based on an original sketch by Rob Potter

Current and Historical Debates in Social Sciences Field Studies and Analysis

The post-development theories received much attention across theoretical discussions, especially in the 1990s, Ziai divides post-development theory into two ...

Current and Historical Debates in Social Sciences  Field Studies and Analysis

Historical and current debates in social sciences mirror the reality of human existence. However, the reality and facts of human existence are also different from each other. At the same time, these phenomena in social sciences are multidimensional. In this sense, some of the human cases were included in this study. Besides, historical and current analyses in this study have been examined in other social science studies. The multidimensional perspective of the field of social science encourages re-examining the topics covered and revealing different trends. In this context, this study aimed to clarify light on the dark points in the field of social science by reconsidering the discussed or not discussed issues.

Responsible Tourism

... unscholarly, polemic or 'anti-development'. A debate on the political economy of tourism that would contextualize local people's struggles for equality ...

Responsible Tourism

Tourism is one of the world's biggest industries. This book discusses responsible tourism as a whole, including the politics, policy and planning behind it, and the major subject sub-topics, such as poverty reduction, the environment, transport, governance, wildlife tours and heritage. It is suitable for university libraries and policy makers.

Development Theory

It can be taken in the sense of the deconstruction of development ... The predominance of developmentalism structures the debate in terms of either ...

Development Theory

Written by one of the leading authorities in the field, the Second Edition of this successful book: Situates students in the expanding field of development theory Provides an unrivalled guide to the strengths and weaknesses of competing theoretical approaches Explains key concepts Examines the shifts in theory Offers an agenda for the future In this book, the author brings a huge range of experience and knowledge about the relationship between the economically advanced and the emerging, developing nations.

Africa s Development Impasse

It is therefore crucial to explain what is different about current scholarly debates on the notion of moving beyond development, debates that continue to ...

Africa s Development Impasse

Orthodox strategies for socio-economic development have failed spectacularly in Southern Africa. Neither the developmental state nor neoliberal reform seems able to provide a solution to Africa's problems. In Africa's Development Impasse, Stefan Andreasson analyses this failure and explores the potential for post-development alternatives. Examining the post-independence trajectories of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, the book shows three different examples of this failure to overcome a debilitating colonial legacy. Andreasson then argues that it is now time to resuscitate post-development theory's challenge to conventional development. In doing this, he claims, we face the enormous challenge of translating post-development into actual politics for a socially and politically sustainable future and using it as a dialogue about what the aims and aspirations of post-colonial societies might become. This important fusion of theory with empirical case studies will be essential reading for students of development politics and Africa.

The Gentrification Debates

At that point, real estate development reasserts its dominance over the arts economy. The development strategy that has been repressed, delayed, ...

The Gentrification Debates

Uniquely well suited for teaching, this innovative text-reader strengthens students’ critical thinking skills, sparks classroom discussion, and also provides a comprehensive and accessible understanding of gentrification.