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Development, Space, Power is a critical introduction to the politics of 'development', integrating theory and practice. The authors fuse theoretical perspectives from postcolonial theory and political economy to present a culturally informed analysis of the Third World. Organized in three integrated sections, the book presents an overview of theory, focussing on development issues. Specific themes are examined including: the state; civil society; social movements; The book is illustrated throughout with contextualized case studies.
Introduction: Postcolonialism and Political Geography / Part One: Historicising The Third World In Global Politics / Imperialism, Colonialism and Uneven Development / Modernisation, Globalisation and Liberalisation / Migrations, Diaspora and Identity / Part Two: Rethinking The Third World State / State, Society and State-Society Relations / Neo-Liberalism, Bureaucracies and the Good Governance Agenda / Part Three: Rethinking Civil Society / Civil Society, Collective Action and Empowerment / Nationalist Movements and the Postcolonial State / Subjectification and Resistance / Conclusion