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No-No Guide to International Development

By Maggie Black

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The idea of reducing poverty and inequality around the world is beyond criticism, yet the reality of development can often be confusion, contradiction and corruption. Overseas aid and International development are catch-all terms that cover a multitude of activities - and abuses. Building dams in India, planting trees in Burkina Faso and rescuing street children in Brazil are images of development with which we can all identify. But what few people realise is that the terms aid and development often mask confusion, contradiction, and even downright corruption and deceit.

This third edition guide not only explains clearly what 'development' actually is and does - it explores its political and economic roots in history. It shows what can happen in the name of development, and drawing on a wide range of sources argues for a more organic, social approach with those it seeks to serve as equal partners in the process.

ISBN / Barcode: 9781780262390

Product features
  • Fully updated and revised 2015 edition
  • Essential reading for anyone working in the development sector or people with an interest in making our planet more liveable
  • Well-informed and persuasive
  • Concise and witty
  • 110 x 180 mm, paperback
  • 160 pages

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