9780582414174

Development as Theory and Practice: Current Perspectives on Development and Development Co-operation

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    9780582414174

  • ISBN10:

    0582414172

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1999-01-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

The first book in the DARG series, Development as Theory and Practiceprovides the only student textbook which addresses broad contemporary perspectives and debates on development and development cooperation. It introduces the notions of development and what it means from different perspectives i.e. from the point of view of academics in the wake of the New World Order, regional specialists detached from the field, Third World students of development, and development practitioners. The second part of the book focuses on development aid and examines the changing relationship between donors and recipients, and the effects of these relationships on the wider communities in these countries, and current re-evaluations of aid in principle and practice. Development as Theory and Practice is an ideal course text for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in development aid as part of degree programmes in Development Studies, Geography, Politics, Sociology and Anthropology. It will also be of interest to researchers and development practitioners and professionals.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
vii
List of Tables
vii
List of Contributors
viii
Series preface xi
Introduction
1(16)
Anders Narman
David Simon
Section 1 Rethinking development
Development revisited: thinking about, practising and teaching development after the Cold War
17(38)
David Simon
Rethinking development in India: perspective, crisis and prospects
55(21)
Rana P.B. Singh
Between theory and reality: the area specialist and the study of development
76(19)
Michael J.G. Parnwell
Contextualising professional interaction in Anglo-(American) African(ist) geographies
95(39)
Reginald Cline-Cole
Do they need ivy in Africa? Ruminations of an African geographer trained abroad
134(15)
Daniel S. Tevera
Section 2 Reconstructing development assistance and development co-operation
Getting towards the beginning of the end for traditional development aid: major trends in development thinking and its practical application over the last fifty years
149(32)
Anders Narman
Continuity and change in the Netherlands-Mali bilateral aid relationship
181(24)
A.A. de Jong
A.C.M. van Westen
E.J.A. Harts-Broekhuis
The Pacific Asian challenge to neoliberalism
205(25)
Chris Dixon
Healthy cities in developing countries: a programme of multilateral assistance
230(17)
Ton van Naerssen
Francoise Barten
Popular organisation, local power and development
247(20)
Maria Veronica Bastias Gonzalez
Conclusions
Conclusions and prospects
267(9)
David Simon
Anders Narman
Index 276

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