NoNonsense International Development: Illusions and Realities

Black, Maggie

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'Development' is often misunderstood and can embrace everything from building a large dam to planting trees. The idea can often mask confusion, contradiction, deceit and corruption. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to know what development actually is. Series: No-Nonsense. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: GTF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 110 x 12. Weight in Grams: 142. . 2015. 3rd Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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"Development" is often misunderstood and can embrace everything from large infrastructure projects to small-scale environmental initiatives. The idea can often mask confusion, contradiction, deceit and corruption. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to know what development actually is. It covers all the key themes and critically suggests ways to bring the poor and marginalised into the process.

Maggie Black has written numerous books including titles for OUP, UNICEF and OXFAM. She has worked as a consultant for a number of NGOs (UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International and WaterAid amonst others) and has written for the Guardian, Economist, and BBC World Service.

About the Author: Maggie Black has written numerous books including titles for OUP, UNICEF and OXFAM. She has worked as a consultant for a number of NGOs (UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International and WaterAid amonst others) and has written for the Guardian, Economist and BBC World Service.

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