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Culture and development in a globalising world, geographies, actors, and paradigms, edited by Sarah A. Radcliffe

Label
Culture and development in a globalising world, geographies, actors, and paradigms, edited by Sarah A. Radcliffe
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Culture and development in a globalising world
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Oclc number
259509449770627211378938247
Responsibility statement
edited by Sarah A. Radcliffe
Sub title
geographies, actors, and paradigms
Summary
Using recent research on development projects around the world, this book argues that culture has become an explicit tool and framework for development discourse and practice. Providing a theoretical and empirically informed critique, this informative book includes conceptual overviews and case studies on topics such as:development for indigenous peoplenatural resource managementsocial capital and global markets for Third World musicpost-apartheid South Africacultural difference in the USA's late capitalism. The edit
Table Of Contents
Book-Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Culture in development thinking: geographies, actors, and paradigms; 2 Culture, development, and global neo-liberalism; 3 Culture and conservation in post-conflict Africa:changing attitudes and approaches; 4 Indigenous groups, culturally appropriate development, and the socio-spatial fix of Andean development; 5 Laboring in the transnational culture mines: the work of Bolivian music in Japan; 6 Social capital and migration - beyond ethnic economies7 Social capital as culture? Promoting co-operative action in Ghana8 On the spatial limits of culture in high-tech regional economic development: lessons from Salt Lake City, Utah; 9 Mobilizing culture for social justice and development: South Africa's Amazwi Abesifazane memory cloths program; 10 Conclusions: the future of culture and development; Bibliography; Index