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Indian Development Discourse in a Changing World

Amit Prakash

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the main currents of literature on development in the output model of development in terms of coverage, efficacy, and problems, contesting development by politically ... More


Motherhood, morality, and social order: gender and development discourse and practice in late colonial Africa

Barbara Bush

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter charts the evolution of development discourse as a gendered discourse. It examines the links between this gendered discourse and the development of the colonial economy and strategies to ... More


The discursive power of international organisations: social policy language and concepts in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

Antje Vetterlein

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter traces the social policy language and concepts in the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank from the 1970s onwards, when both organizations began to deal with issues of poverty ... More


In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Pursuit of Progress explores how meta-narratives of development become entangled in people’s identities and life trajectories; how they weave their way into people’s imaginings of their histories, ... More


The notion of ‘développement’ in French colonial discourses: changes in discursive practices and their social implications1

Françoise Dufour

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The period between the end of the First World War and the independence of African nations around 1960 was marked by the passage from a colonial Discourse based on ‘progress of civilisation’ (‘progrès ... More


Developing ‘Portuguese Africa’ in late colonialism: confronting discourses1

Cláudia Castelo

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter focuses on development discourses of the Estado Novo (1933-74) raised around Angola and Mozambique. In addition to being, politically and economically, the two most significant parts of ... More


A history of maendeleo: the concept of ‘development’ in Tanganyika's late colonial public sphere

Emma Hunter

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of the changing use of the term maendeleo in colonial Tanganyika between the turn of the century and independence in 1961. Hunter argues that it is only by appreciating ... More


Introduction: Situating Dalit Women Within Rights and Development

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the dialectics of structural violence, resulting in Dalit women’s chronic resource deprivation, and their collective agency to secure livelihood resources as entitlements. It ... More


Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Navnita Chadha Behera and Achin Vanaik (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India Engages the World is the last of a four-volume research surveys and explorations in political science conducted by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). This ... More


Betting on the Future

Llerena Guiu Searle

in Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226384900
eISBN:
9780226385235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385235.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the “India story” is a form of speculative knowledge that enables spectacular accumulation such that industry forecasts guide the production of landscapes designed for ... More


Post-Development’s Surrender to Global Capitalism: A Psychoanalytic Critique

Ilan Kapoor

in Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751721
eISBN:
9781501751738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751721.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers a psychoanalytic critique of Post-Development, arguing that the latter's inattention to the unconscious underpinnings of power not only leaves it unable to explain why development ... More


Conclusion

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book shows that far from simply a narrative about societal change, for many people throughout the world development is a narrative about transforming selves. As such, it both shapes and is ... More


Psychoanalysis and International Development

Ilan Kapoor

in Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751721
eISBN:
9781501751738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751721.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the contributions of psychoanalysis to international development, illustrating ways in which thinking and practice in this field are psychoanalytically structured. Drawing ... More


Headloads: The Technologizing of Work and the Gendering of Labor

Vivian Price

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the development discourses and the political economy of globalization as they interface with women construction workers in India and with the movement of construction workers to ... More


Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Saumya Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book questions the projected processes of inclusive growth and structural transformation in India. Deviating from the usual practice, it engages with the received positions of both the orthodox ... More


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