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Development Beyond Politics: Aid, Activism and Ngos in Ghana (Non-Governmental Public Action) (Hardcover)


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Is 'development' the answer for positive social change or a cynical western strategy for perpetuating inequality? Moving beyond an increasingly entrenched debate about the role of NGOs, this book reveals the practices and social relations through which ideas of development are concretely enacted.

About the Author

THOMAS YARROW is Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography at Bangor University, UK. He has undertaken ethnographic research on a range of subjects including Ghanaian NGOs, the Volta Resettlement project and the interface between archaeology and anthropology. He has theoretical interests in development, globalization, public culture, space and place.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780230236424
ISBN-10: 0230236421
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 28th, 2011
Pages: 199
Language: English
Series: Non-Governmental Public Action