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Scholars have become increasingly concerned about the impact of neo-liberalism on the field of development. Governments around the world have for some time been exposed to the forces of globalization and macro-economic reform, reflecting the power and influence of the world's principal international economic institutions and a broader commitment to the principles of neo-classical economics and. Scholars have become increasingly concerned about the impact of neo-liberalism on the field of development. Governments around the world have for some time been exposed to the forces of globalization and macro-economic reform, reflecting the power and influence of the world's principal international economic institutions and a broader commitment to the principles of neo-classical economics and free trade. Concerns have also been raised that neo-classical theory now dominates the ways in which scholars frame and ask their questions in the field of development. This book is about the ways in which ideologies shape the construction of knowledge for development. A central theme concerns the impact of neo-liberalism on contemporary development theory and research. The book's main objectives are twofold. One is to understand the ways in which neo-liberalism has framed and defined the 'meta-theoretical' aims and assumptions of what is deemed relevant, important and appropriate to the study of development. A second is to explore the theoretical and ideological terms on which an alternative to neo-classical theory may be theorized, idealized and pursued. By tracing the impact of Marxism, postmodernism and liberalism on the study of development, Arresting Development contends that development has become increasingly fragmented in terms of the theories and methodologies it uses to understand and explain complex and contextually-specific processes of economic development and social change. Outside of neo-classical economics (and related fields of rational choice), the notion that social science can or should aim to develop general and predictive theories about development has become mired in a philosophical and political orientation that questions the ability of scholars to make universal or comparative statements about the nature of history, cultural diversity and progress. To advance the debate, a case is made that development needs to re-capture what the American socio. Books, Reference~~Interdisciplinary Studies~~Development Studies, Arresting Development~~Book~~9780415381536~~Craig A. Johnson, , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: Routledge]

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Arresting Development: The Power of Knowledge for Social Change
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Arresting Development: The Power of Knowledge for Social Change

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Discusses the impact of neo-liberalism on the field of development. This book explores the theoretical and ideological terms on which an alternative to neo-classical theory may be theorized, idealized and pursued. It is suitable for students of development, social and political studies.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780415381536
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0415381533
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Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN & HALL
194 Pages
Weight: 0,318 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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