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Description - Beyond the Impasse by Frans J. Schuurman

Development theory in the past decade has met with increasingly heavy criticism. Dependency theories, as well as modes of production and world-system approaches, have come to be considered as internally inconsistent and inadequate for explaining the increasing diversity and unevenness of the Third World. This book confronts the theoretical impasse which many feel has been reached. Development scholars from various disciplines review recent changes in research priorities, procedures and orientations, and detect the emergence of new and diverse lines of theoretical development in the field. In particular, they deal with the important meta-theoretical, political, cultural and ethical questions that have come to the fore.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856492102
ISBN-10: 1856492109
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Frans J. Schuurman

Frans Schuurman lectures at the Centre for International Development, Radboud University Nijmegen.

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