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Development : theory, policy, and practice

Author: Jan K Coetzee
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Presents debates on issues of development and democracy, tracing trends in theoretical approaches to development, regulation and postmodern debates, and investigates how the institutions of civil  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan K Coetzee
ISBN: 0195719271 9780195719277 0195719271 9780195719277
OCLC Number: 896688054
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 4 10 18
Description: x, 642 pages
Contents: Theorizing development: Theory and metatheory in development studies; modernization; evolutionism in development theory; imperialism; dependency; regulation; micro foundation; critical theory; postmodernism; reconsidering theory and metatheory in development studies. Managing development: Sustainable development; the state; local governance; NGOs and civil society; restructuring the public service; the challenge of sustainable urban development; the RDP, GEAR and continuing debates; gender; sustainable growth paths; Rural development: Land policies and democracy; land reform; communal rangelands and rural development; traditional authorities; resettlement; deagrarianization; tourism, the environment and rural development; development and the environment. Development and industrialization: Industrial policy; trade unions and transformation; liberalizing markets/Structural adjustment; regulation and development in South Africa; the IMF/World Bank and debt. Building institutional capacity: Participation; a dialogical intervention strategy; programme evaluation; participatory action research; information, communication and facilitation; human resource management in transitional economies; human resource development in transitional economies; organizational development/Transfer of knowledge.
Responsibility: editors, Jan K. Coetzee [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) 209049
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