Milestones and Turning Points in Development Thinking

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

EditorRichard Jolly

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The first volume of IDS Companions to Development Studies focuses on pivotal writing emerging from the IDS fellowship during the last 50 years. It includes five topics: perspectives and paradigms, debunking myths, development policy, gender and international perspectives, and policy, as well as names like Seers, Singer, Lipton, Reg Green.

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The first volume of IDS Companions to Development Studies focuses on pivotal writing emerging from the IDS fellowship during the last 50 years. It includes five topics: perspectives and paradigms, debunking myths, development policy, gender and international perspectives, and policy, as well as names like Seers, Singer, Lipton, Reg Gre...

SIR RICHARD JOLLY is Honorary Professor and Research Associate of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, where he was Director from 1972-81. After this, he was an Assistant Secretary General of the UN until 2000, first as Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF until 1995 and in UNDP from 1995-2000 as Principal ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.87 × 5.72 × 1.09 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780230368330

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Table of Contents

Foreword; F.Stewart
Introduction; R.Jolly
PART I: PERSPECTIVES AND PARADIGMS
The Limitations of the Special Case; D.Seers
The Late Development Effect; R.Dore
Are Development Studies Relevant to British Problems?; M.Phil Faculty and Students
The Congruence of Marxism and other Neo-Classical Doctrines; D.Seers
Development Theory and the Experience of Development: Issues for the Future; J.Toye
PART II: DEBUNKING MYTHS
Economic Growth: What are we Trying to Measure?; D.Seers
Beware of Debt Speak; M.Faber
Poverty and Livelihoods: Whose Reality Counts?; R.Chambers
PART III: DEVELOPMENT POLICY
Employment, Incomes and Equality: Lessons of the ILO Employment Strategy Mission to Kenya; R.Jolly& H.W.Singer
Redistribution with Growth: The Economic Framework; M.S.Ahluwalia& H.Chenery
Why the Poor Stay Poor; M.Lipton
Rapid Rural Appraisal: Rationale and Repertoire; R.Chambers
Adjustment with a Human Face; R.Jolly
Towards a Flexible State; R.Murray
Education and the Market: Which Parts of the Neo-liberal Solution are Correct?; C.Colclough
Environmental Entitlements: Dynamics and Institutions in Community-Based Natural Resource Management; M.Leach, R.Mearns & I.Scoones
PART IV: GENDER
The Continuing Subordination of Women in the Development Process; K.Young
Neo-liberalism, Gender and the Limits of the Market; N.Kabeer& J.Humphrey
PART V: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES AND POLICY
The Distribution of Gains between Investing and Borrowing Countries; H.W.Singer
Toward a Rational and Equitable New International Economic Order: A Case for Negotiated Structural Changes; R.H.Green& H.W.Singer