Lummis points out that it was only after this speech that the concept of development as a remedy for underdevelopment entered the social sciences as a technical term.
Discourse and power in development: Michel Foucault and the relevance of his work to the Third World. Recent Chinese efforts to develop a whole range of commodity markets including not only markets for consumer products and producer goods but also labour markets, money markets, real estate markets, land-use contract markets, intellectual property markets, and even stock and bond markets have elicited considerable comment inside and outside the country.
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The stages of economic growth: A non-communist manifesto. Preserving Space for Autonomy The issue is not to preserve traditional beliefs and practices fixed and frozen in time, no matter how fascinating or attractive to the modern urban scholar.
Merkle, J. The amazing thing to contemplate is not the enormity of the destruction of biological and cultural diversity wrought in the name of development, but the ideological impact of scientizing the project.
He goes on to observe that in the place of this cultural diversity "a global monoculture is spreading like an oil slick over the planet. Saunders, Kriemild ed.