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The Humanitarian Development Paradigm : Search for Global Justice - Wilfred L. David

The Humanitarian Development Paradigm

Search for Global Justice


Published: 28th October 2004
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In Humanitarian Development Paradigm, Wilfred L. David makes a plea for the fundamental reorientation of the economics that guide conventional development discourse, moving toward an emancipatory conversation focusing on human well-being or people-centered liberation. His paradigm-altering vision elevates core human values, guaranteed rights, and global justice in development thinking, practice, and policy.

Chapter 1 Tables and Figures Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Paradigms and People: Why are We So Rich and They So Poor?; Economism and Humanism; The Humanitarian Perspective; The Epistemological Transition Chapter 5 Global Asymmetries and Human Deprivation: The Global Development Antinomy; Globalism of Displacement; Persistent Poverty Chapter 6 Goal-Oriented Human Futures: Quest for Human Well-Being; The Moral Imperative; The Right to Development Chapter 7 Institutional Transformation: State, Market, and People; Development from Below Chapter 8 Epilogue: From Bottom to Top Chapter 9 Bibliography Chapter 10 Index Chapter 11 About the Author

ISBN: 9780761827566
ISBN-10: 0761827560
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 28th October 2004
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 15.9  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.48