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The Uncanny Idea of Development

Upendra Baxi

in Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780198061762
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080212 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198061762.003.0003
The Uncanny Idea of Development

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This chapter discusses the Idea of Development, which appears to emerge variously. It looks at the twelve questions of ‘planned’ social change and reverts to some historical collections of ideas concerning development. The chapter also takes into consideration the Third World ideas of development and looks at development as developmentalism.

Keywords: Idea of Development; planned social change; historical collections; Third World; developmentalism

Chapter.  16236 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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