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The Post-Development Reader

Edited By: Majid Rahnema and Victoria Bawtree

440 pages, no illustrations

Zed Books

Paperback | Mar 1997 | #60939 | ISBN: 1856494748
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #60938 | ISBN: 185649473X
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About this book

Brings together some of the very best thinking on the subject by scholars and activists from both North and South.

'A monument to the vigour of commonsense in resisting the belief that progress can be likened to a law of nature. This book is a primer for reflection on the fertile potential of the loss of 20th century certainties.' - Ivan Illich


Part 1 The vernacular world - Marshall Sahlins; Helena Norberg-Hodge; Hassan Zaoual; Linda Clarkson, Vern Morrissette and Gabriel Regallett; Dadacha, (interviewed by Gudrun Dahl and Gemetchu Megerssa. Part 2 The development paradigm - Teodor Shanin; Marshall Berman; Arturo Escobar; Ivan Illich; Majid Rahnema. Part 3 The vehicles of development - Serge Latouche; Rajni Kothari; Asis Nandy; James Petras; Ignacio Ramonet; Vandana Shiva; Cheikh Hamidou Kane et al. Part 4 Development and practice - Susan George; Graham Hancock; Peter Bunyard; James Ferguson; Eduardo Galeano; Pam simmons; Leonard Frank. Part 5 Towards the post-development age - Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Praksh; Wolfgang Sachs; Mahatma Gandhi; David Shi; James C. Scott; D.L. Sheth; Karen Leman; Comandante Marcos; Vaclav Havel; Emmanuel N'dione et al; Judith A. Snow.

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