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  • Course No: HS 512
  • Course: Master of Liberal Arts
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Critical Development Theory
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Description:

    Development: intellectual, imaginative and practical aspects; Genealogy of development thinking: from colonial economics to development studies; Discourses of development: education, modernisation, capitalism, Eurocentrism, technological imperative, globalisation, dependency theory; Development criticism: feminism, pacifism, environmentalism, agrarianism; Postmodern critical theory of development: new populism, anti-developmentalism, ecofeminism; Cultural studies and post-development paradigms: cultural politics, cultural analyses, deconstructing ideologies of development.

     

     

    Texts:

     

    1. R. Munck and D.O�Hearn eds, Critical Development Theory: Contributions to a New Paradigm, Zed

    Books, 1999.

    2. S. Corbridge, ed, Development Studies: A Reader, Arnold, 1995.

     

     

    References:

     

    1. G. Rist, The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith, Zed Books, 2003.

    2. M. P. Cowen and R. W. Shenton, Doctrines of Development, Routledge, 1996.

    3. I. Illich, Deschooling Society, Harper and Row, 1971.

    4. M. Gandhi, Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule, Navajivan Trust, 2003.

    5. S. F. Alatas, Alternative Discourses in Asian Social Science: Response to Eurocentrism, Sage, 2006.

    6. A. Escobar, Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third WorldPrinceton,

    1995.

    7. M. Mies, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of

    Labour, Zed Books, 1999.

    8. M. H. Marchand and J. L. Parpart, eds, Feminism/Postmodernism/Development, Routledge, 1995

  • Text:

    R. Munck and D.O’Hearn eds, Critical Development Theory: Contributions to a New Paradigm, Zed Books, 1999.^$^S. Corbridge, ed, Development Studies: A Reader, Arnold, 1995.

  • Course References:

    G. Rist, The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith, Zed Books, 2003.^$^ M. P. Cowen and R. W. Shenton, Doctrines of Development, Routledge, 1996.^$^I. Illich, Deschooling Society, Harper and Row, 1971.^$^M. Gandhi, Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule, Navajivan Trust, 2003.^$^S. F. Alatas, Alternative Discourses in Asian Social Science: Response to Eurocentrism, Sage, 2006.^$^A. Escobar, Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World, Princeton, 1995.^$^M. Mies, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale: Women in the International Division of Labour, Zed Books, 1999.^$^M. H. Marchand and J. L. Pa