Development A Cultural Studies Reader

ISBN-10: 063121917X
ISBN-13: 9780631219170
Edition: 2002
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List price: $66.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Development is a volume of readings redressing the balance and gathering together some of the most influential contributions that reflect on the relationship between culture and development.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Pathways to culture and development
Modernizing Cultures
The Grocer and the Theif: A Parable
Modernization Ideals
A Universal Civilization? Modernization and Westernization
Divided Market Cultures in China. Gender, Enterprise and Religion
Culture/Power/Knowledge
Orientalism
The West and the Rest: Discourse and Power
Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth Century
Development as Discourse
The Problematisation of Poverty: The Tale of Three Worlds and Development
The Constitution of the Object of "Development" - Lesotho as a "Less Developed Country"
Becoming a Development Category
Knowledge for Development: The World Bank
Development Culture and Human Rights
Universalism, Particularism and the Question of Identity
Human Rights as Cultural Practice
Women's Rights, Human Rights and Domestic Violence in Vanuatu
Global/Local
Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy
Capitalisms, Crises and Cultures II: Notes on Local Transformation and Everyday Cultural Struggles
Narratives of Masculinity and Transnational Migration: Filipino Workers in the Middle East
Learning to be Local in Belize Global Systems of Commom Difference
Place and Space
Geography as Destiny: Cities, Villages and Khmer Rouge Orientalism
Contesting Cultures: Westernization, Respect for Cultures and Third-World Feminists
Gender, Place and Networks A Political Ecology of Cyberculture: Arturo Escobar
Maya Hackers and the Cyberspatialized Nation-State: Modernity, Ethnostalgia and a Lizard Queen in Guatemala
CyberResistance: Saudi Opposition Between Globalization and Localization
Multiple Modernities
The Invention of Tradition Revisited: The Case of Colonial Africa
Contentious Traditions: The Debate of Sati in Colonial India
"When the Earth is Female and the Nation is Mother" Gender, the Armed Forces and Nationalism in Indonesia
The Objects of Soap Opera: Egyptian Television and the Cultural Politics of Modernity
The Credible and the Credulous: The Question of "Villagers' Beliefs" in Nepal
Modernizing the Malay Mother
Index

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