5 edition of Rethinking Development In Latin America found in the catalog.
March 30, 2005
by Pennsylvania State University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Charles H. Wood (Editor), Bryan R. Roberts (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||370|
This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often taken for granted, and establishes a novel concept – the nature state – as a means for exploring. Europe and North America. Latin America and the Carribean. Global. Theme. Civic / citizenship / democracy. Cultural literacy / intercultural / cross-cultural / multi-cultural. Sustainable development / sustainability / environmental. Transformative initiatives / transformative pedagogies. Others.
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In a subtle but powerful reading of the shifting relationships between development, hegemony, and social transformation in post-independence Latin America, Ronaldo Munck argues that Latin American subaltern knowledge makes a genuine contribution to the current search for a social order which is sustainable and equitable.
Benchmarking Latin America in this way reveals clear strengths and weaknesses. Access to water and electricity is good, with the potential for the region’s electricity sector to drive competitive advantage; by contrast, transport and sanitation should be key focus areas for further development.
Rethinking Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: This book conducts a micro-level analysis of various determinants of infrastructure sector performance that affect development. This book focuses on the distribution segment of three basic infrastructure services: electricity, water and sanitation, and fixed telecommunications.
The Latin American Economic Outlook Rethinking Institutions for Development focuses on how institutions can underpin the foundations of a long period of sustained and inclusive growth and increased report begins with an overview of the main macroeconomic challenges, analysing the complex macroeconomic context in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, and exploring.
Plato in his book The Republic persuasively argues that a state should ensure justice at all levels. Only then will other developmental programs be worthwhile.
My university lecturer once confidently remarked that all rulers, ranging from colonial rulers to democratic governments, rule over people in the name of development. Book Description. The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Development seeks to engage with comprehensive, contemporary, and critical theoretical debates on Latin American volume draws on contributions from across the humanities and social sciences and, unlike earlier volumes of this kind, explicitly highlights the disruptions to the field being brought by a.
"Using as a reference point the issues and theories that dominated social-science research on Latin America from tothis volume contributes to "rethinking development" by examining the historical events that accounted for the erosion or demise of once-dominant paradigms and by assessing the new directions of research that have emerged in their place."--Jacket.
Understanding development in Latin America today requires both an awareness of the major political and economic changes that have produced a new agenda for social policy in the region and an appreciation of the need to devise better conceptual and methodological tools for analyzing the social impact of these changes.
Using as a reference point the issues and theories that dominated social. "Rethinking Latin America is a magnificent study that promises to set a benchmark in our efforts to engage with Latin America in this new century.
Munck proposes a fresh interpretation of five centuries of development and social change in Latin America and five decades of academic and political debate on the region in light of its increasing Author: Ronaldo Munck.
Since the early days of the self-help construction school that gave a definite switch to the urban housing debate in Latin America, the urban development discourse has shown some marked variations.
Major multilateral agencies – especially the World Bank, UNCHS (UN-Habitat) and UNDP – played a key role in the evolution of this discourse. Additional information Notes on contributors. Henry Veltmeyer is Professor of Development Studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico.
He is author, co-author and editor of over 40 books on issues regarding Latin American and world development, including The Cuban Revolution as Socialist Human Development (), Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization ( Rethinking Taxation in Latin America Reform and Challenges in Times of Uncertainty.
Editors: Atria, Jorge, Groll German Development Institute, Bonn) “This book makes an outstanding contribution to both our understanding of Latin American political economy and to the more general discussion on state capacity. It succeeds in the rare feat.
Development theory dealing with the highly industrialized countries of East Asia and Latin America has foundered in terms of its ability to generalize. The theories and concepts often are biased because they are derived from a selective and uneven reading of evidence from the two regions. This paper outlines the perceptions and misconceptions of a variety of theoretical perspectives on.
Rethinking Development in Latin America: The Search for Alternative Paths in the Twenty-first Century Show all authors. Kyla Sankey. He has authored or edited more than 30 books on various topics related to globalization, international development, and social movements, as well as over academic journal articles.
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