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Author Birou, Alain.

Title Towards a Re-Definition of Development : Essays and Discussion on the Nature of Development in an International Perspective
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Pergamon Press, 1977
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Description 1 online resource (366 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Towards a Re-Definition of Development; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION; INTRODUCTION; PART 1: IS DEVELOPMENT A MISNOMER?; INTRODUCTION; CONTRIBUTORS' PERSPECTIVES; SECTION ONE: CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE NATURE OF DEVELOPMENT; 1. THE IRREVERSIBILITY OF TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL EVOLUTION; 2. THE ESSENTIAL DRIVING FORCE BEHIND DEVELOPMENT: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 3. SOCIETY AS A SYSTEMS THEORY; 4. VULNERABILITY OF THE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; 5. THE CONTROL OF EVOLUTION AND THE MEANING OF PROGRESS; 6. THE IMPERIALISM OF WESTERN RATIONALITY
Conclusion: diagnosis of advanced industrial societiessection two: the conditions for another kind of world development; 7. the role of the major political and economic units in world development; 8. conditions for the economic and political independence of the developing countries; 9. how can the developing countries find their way?; 10. the realization of the necessary development of the planet earth; 11. the bases of understanding between peoples; 12. proposals for the future; final words; conclusions to part one; part 2: development in a global perspective ; introduction
Making the earth a fit place to live in: a conclusionpostscript: the challenge of the megamachine: fatality or freedom?; about the contributors
Summary Towards a Re-Definition of Development
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Subject Economic development -- Congresses.
Social change -- Congresses.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development.
Economic development.
Social change.
Developing countries -- Congresses.
Developing countries.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Henry, Paul-Marc, 1918-
Schlegel, John P.
ISBN 1483187861
9781483187860