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Situating development as a world-historical project, this text traces its contours across three historical periods: colonialism, the development era, and the era of globalization. McMichael shows how the social transformations from colonial subjects, through national citizens, to global consumers have been inspired and managed through successive projects of development, ordering a changing and unequal world. This fourth edition accentuates ecological themes, the gendering of development, and alternative development visions. Updating showcases the paradox of the development lifestyle, ecological footprints, the war on poverty, social reproduction issues, the planet of slums phenomenon, outsourcing, African re-colonization, the Latin rebellion against neo-liberalism, the rise of China and India, and the ever-changing policy face of the development establishment as it seeks to retain or renew its legitimacy at a time when development is perhaps facing its greatest challenge in the ecologically, socially, and politically destabilizing impacts of climate change.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|Preface to the Fourth Edition|
|A Timeline of Developmentalism and Globalism|
|Development and Globalization: Framing Issues|
|What Is the World Coming to?|
|The Global Marketplace|
|The Lifestyle Connection|
|The Development Lifestyle|
|The Project of Development|
|The Developmen Project (Late 1940s to Early 1970s)|
|Instituting the Development Project|
|Decolonization and Development|
|Postwar Decolonization and the Rise of the Third World|
|Ingredients of the Development Project|
|Framing the Development Project|
|The Development Project: International Relations|
|The International Framework|
|Remaking the International Division of Labor|
|The Food-Aid Regime|
|Remaking Third World Agricultures|
|From National Development to Globalization|
|Globalizing National Economy|
|Third World Industrialization in Context|
|Global Sourcing and Regionalism|
|Demise of the Third World|
|The Empire of Containment and the Political Decline of the Third World|
|The Debt Regime|
|The Globalization Project (1980s - )|
|Instituting the Globalization Project|
|The Globalization Project|
|The World Trade Organization|
|Regional Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)|
|The Globalization Project, World Bank Style|
|The Globalization Project in Practice|
|Global Development and Its Countermovements|
|Food Sovereignty Movements|
|Development for What?|
|Development as Rule|
|Legitimacy Crisis of the Globalization Project|
|The Ecological Climacteric|
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