Delivering Development

Delivering Development

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In Delivering Development, authorEdward 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 qglobalization's shoreline, q 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.... one can hear battery-powered radios throughout the village playing music, Akan-language news, or Akan talk radio. ... I watched the final of the 1998 World Cup and, in 2006, the Ghana-Italy group-stage match, in Ponkrum on a ... While plugging in is, of course, impossible, there are well-known ways to rig nearly any of these devices so that a car battery can power them. ... A riot was narrowly averted, and the ownera#39;s health preserved, when he managed to keep the TV working longanbsp;...

Title:Delivering Development
Author: Edward R. Carr
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-02-10

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