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Development and social change a global perspective by Philip McMichael

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Published by Pine Forge Press in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic development projects -- History,
  • Economic development -- History,
  • Competition, International -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPhilip McMichael.
SeriesSociology for a new century series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E44 M25 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18004710M
ISBN 109781412955928
LC Control Number2007026243

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In his Fifth Edition of Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective, author Philip McMichael examines the project of globalization and its instabilities (climate, energy, food, financial crises) through the lens of development and its origins in the colonial project. The Gender, Development and Social Change series brings together path-breaking writing from gender scholars and activist researchers who are engaged in development as a process of transformation and change. The series pinpoints where gender and development analysis and practice are creating major ‘change moments’. Multidisciplinary in scope, it features some of the most important and. What is Social Development? Social Development encompasses a commitment to individual and societal well-being, and the opportunity for citizens to determine their own and their society’s needs and to influence decisions that affect these. Social change incorporates public concerns in developing social policy and economic initiatives. Progress is the idea that mankind has slowly, gradually and continuously advanced from the original condition of cultural deprivation, ignorance and insecurity to constantly higher levels of civilization. Progress is always relative to the values.