Development served as a guiding principle in making of a new global order at the end of the colonial era half a century ago. The idea of development came under the hegemony of neoliberal economics just as the cold war ended allowing for a multi-polar global order, as seen in solipsistic terms such as “poverty,” “growth,” and “competitiveness” hijacking a universal desire for improved human civilization.This panel questions the neoliberal assumption that development is merely about material…See More
"One problem about comparing developmental context with national constitution making is that the latter is done by elected representatives through a clear(er) mandate whereas the former has to negotiate murkier power equations. I would reconsider the…"
"Keith, Thank you for opening this thread. I enjoyed reading about your 'fitful research' on the Lancashire workers and your insights on how this foregrounds the works of Marxist historians.I agree with you that informality, and the way…"
"Quite an interesting thread developing. On Alexander's question about HE's relevance for formal enterprise like investment banking, I would recommend applying Bourdieu's 'cultural capital' lens to it, which comes up quite a…"
I must really start by thanking you for feedback, and a great one. May I please respond you with a counter question perhaps for broader discussion that I’ve been asking myself for some time? First, well, to…"
"Hello Keith, I've just recently learned about OAC and it seems to have several interesting themes running -- hope to learn and engage more soon. In the meantime, looking forward to hearing more about the Human Economy project!"
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