Author:Frederique Apffel-Marglin, Sanjay Kumar, and Arvind Mishra (eds)

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Interrogating Development: Insights from the Margins

By: Frederique Apffel-Marglin, Sanjay Kumar, and Arvind Mishra (eds)

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033662

ISBN: 0198066414

Condition: New


This volume provides a new perspective on the role of culture in shaping the attitudes towards economic development of marginalized people both in the global North and the global South. The strength of the collection lies in the examples from within India and without, which illuminate old Dalit–Savarna and Hindu–Muslim dynamics specific to India. These also facilitate a new understanding of the processes of marginalization in northern capitalist contexts. The essays draw attention to the various modernizing forces that have rendered invisible the dynamics of cyclicity, bio-cultural regene... View more info