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The thoughts and works of one of the leading commentators on the theory and policy of development are contained in this volume. The book looks widely over issues of Eurocentricism, critical globalism, intercultural transaction, delinking and post-development theory and presents ideas for the future of the field. Throughout, the author tries to connect issues of development with the latest thinking in sociology, critical theory and social science generally.
This comprehensive book will be used as a barometer of critical thought in the field today. The writing has come out of many years of teaching and travelling in developing countries and reflects the author′s unusual and detailed experience of conditions in Europe, Asia, A
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Jan Nederveen Pieterse is Professor in the Sociology of Development, University of
Other books he has authored include Empire and emancipation: power and liberation on a world scale, White on black: images of Africa and blacks in western popular culture, Globalization and culture: global mélange, Globalization or empire?, Ethnicities and global multiculture: pants for an octopus and Is there hope for Uncle Sam? Beyond the American bubble. He has also edited a number of titles, including Christianity and hegemony: religion and politics on the frontiers of social change, Emancipations, modern and postmodern,The decolonization of imagination: culture, knowledge and power (co-edited),
Humanitarian intervention and beyond: world orders in the making, Global futures: shaping globalization, Globalization and social movements (co-edited), Politics of globalization (co-edited) and Globalization and emerging societies: development and inequality (co-edited).
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110761952934