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Author Carr, Edward R.

Title Delivering development : globalization's shoreline and the road to a sustainable future / Edward R. Carr
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011


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Description x, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Taking it all apart -- Getting to the "beach" -- A day at the beach -- Living with uncertainty -- Nothing has always been like this -- The tide goes out -- The tide comes back in -- Scaling up : why the lessons of dominase and ponkrum matter to the world -- Losing the signal in the noise -- The long emergency on the shoreline of globalization : it's not their problem -- Understanding the world anew -- Truly participatory development -- Two futures (out of many) -- Uncertainty is hope
Summary In Delivering Development, author Edward Carr calls into question the very universal, unquestioned assumptions about globalization, development, and environmental change that undergird much of development and economic policy. Here he demonstrates how commonly held beliefs about globalization and development have failed the global poor. Over his 13 years of working along what he calls "globalization's shoreline," a world region buffeted by the economic, political, and environmental decisions of those living in wealthier places, Carr has concluded that most experts misunderstand what they are trying to fix, and cannot tell if they are fixing it. Delivering Development is an eye opening, you-are-there book that compels the reader to question conventional wisdom, redefines what assistance to the developing world really means, and explores alternative ways of achieving meaningful, enduring improvements to human well-being. -- Product Description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Poverty -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
Globalization -- Environmental aspects.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
LC no. 2010024200
ISBN 9780230110762