Life after Violence A People's Story of Burundi

ISBN-10: 1848131801
ISBN-13: 9781848131804
Edition: 2008
Authors: Peter Uvin
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Description: Burundi recently emerged from 12 years of devastating civil war. In this book, farmers, artisans, traders, mothers, soldiers & students talk about the past, the future, war & peace, their hopes for a better life & their relationships with each other  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 12/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550

Burundi recently emerged from 12 years of devastating civil war. In this book, farmers, artisans, traders, mothers, soldiers & students talk about the past, the future, war & peace, their hopes for a better life & their relationships with each other & the state.

Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction
Definitions of Development
Metamorphoses of a Western Myth
The Making of a World System
The Invention of Development
The International Doctrine and Institutions Take Root
Modernization Poised between History and Prophecy
The Periphery and the Understanding of History
Self-Reliance: The Communal Past as a Model for the Future
The Triumph of Third Worldism
The Environment, or the New Nature of 'Development'
A Mixture of Realism and Fine Sentiments
The Postmodern Illusion: Globalization as a Simulacrum of 'Development'
The Fight against Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals
Post-Development: Decroissance and the Changing Economic Paradigm
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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