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Development and the Politics of Knowledge: A Critical Interpretation of the Social Role of Modernization Theories in the Development of the Third World

Tariq Banuri

in Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286943
eISBN:
9780191684531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286943.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that the intellectual dominance of the Western model has derived not from its inherent and unequivocal superiority but rather from the political dominance of those who believe in ... More


The Diversification of Local Politics

Jan Palmowski

in Urban Liberalism in Imperial Germany: Frankfurt Am Main, 1866–1914

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207504
eISBN:
9780191677700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207504.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Frankfurt liberals fended off the political challenges that developed from the 1880s. They were faced with a number of challenges from groups which employed successively new ... More


Conclusion

Cyrus Schayegh

in Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254473
eISBN:
9780520943544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254473.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The acceptance of modern science in general and biomedical sciences in particular played a momentous role in the formation of modern Iran in the first half of the twentieth century. Western science ... More


Introduction: Concert or Clash of Global Powers in the 21st Century?

Alexander T. J. Lennon and Amanda Kozlowski

in Global Powers in the 21st Century: Strategies and Relations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262622189
eISBN:
9780262288224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262622189.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book states that the prevailing international situation is quite different from that which existed in earlier times. At present, there is no major competition among different countries of the ... More


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