A theory of development (Heftet)

overcoming structural violence

Serie: Publications from Transcend University Press 8


Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 283
Forlag: Kolofon
Språk: Engelsk
Serienummer: 8
ISBN/EAN: 9788230005576
Kategori: Debatt og samfunn
Omtale A theory of development
In development theory there is a narrative: . Problem: The difference-deficits, in what MDCs have and LDCs have not . Direct violence arises out of envy as the MDCs advance further . Remedy: The LDCs have to imitate the MDCs and be assisted to do so . If imitative enough, growth will make LDCs have what they have not This book challenges that, arguing an alternative narrative: . Problem: The relation between poor and rich people and countries . Structural violence keeps poor people in poor countries in misery . Remedy: Decouple vertical and build horizontal equitable relations . If horizontal enough nature, humans, societies, world will unfold

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