How Change Happens: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for Human Development

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Juni 2007



The author argues that current development thinking uses only a narrow range of approaches to change and the result is that most development strategies are limited; excessively reformist and insensitive to underlying power and inequality and largely ignore environmental issues that confront our societies and planet..


Contents; Overview; Introduction; 1. Disciplinary approaches to how change happens; History; Politics; Sociology; Social anthropology; Psychology; Economics; Management and organisational studies; International relations and globalisation; Geography; Legal studies; Technology and science; Philosopy; Ecology; Cross-disciplinary approaches to how change happens; 2. The rough guide to how change happens; The rough guide to how change happens; The abolition of the slave trade and slavery in Britain; 3. Approaches to change in contemporary development thinking; Market liberalisation; Managed markets; Corporate social responsibility; International aid; Empowerment; Grassroots participation and social organisation; Reforming the state; Land reform and securing private property; Changing attitudes and beliefs; Endnotes


Roman Krznaric is a cultural thinker and founding faculty member of The School of Life. He advises organisations including Oxfam and the United Nations on using empathy and conversation to create social change, and has been named by The Observer as one of Britain's leading lifestyle philosophers.
EAN: 9780855985974
ISBN: 0855985976
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2007
Seitenanzahl: 58 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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