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List of Diagrams and Figures Acknowledgments Introduction: From the Edges of Development Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, and Debashish Munshi Part I: Refusing Representations of Development Chapter One: October 17, 1961 Moustafa Bayoumi Chapter Two: Ode to "Quasheba": Resistance Rituals Among Higgler Women in Jamaica Hume N. Johnson Chapter Three: Plural Economies and the Conditions for Refusal: Gendered Developments in Bangkok Ara Wilson Chapter Four: Dancing on the Edge: Women, Culture, and a Passion for Change Kum-Kum Bhavnani and Krista Bywater Chapter Five: Resisting Westernity and Refusing Development Molefi Kete Asante Part II: Emergent Discourses of Development Chapter Six: From Roosevelt in Germany to Bush in Iraq: Development's Discourse of Liberation, Democracy, and Free Trade Josefina Saldaña Chapter Seven: Migrants, Genes, and Socio-Scientific Phobias: Charting the Fear of the "Third World" Tag in Discourses of Development in New Zealand Priya Kurian and Debashish Munshi Chapter Eight: OFW Tales, or Globalization Discourses and Development Ming-Yan Lai Chapter Nine: Erratic Hopes and Inconsistent Expectations for Mexican Rural Women: A Critique of Economic Thinking on Alternatives to Poverty Magadalena Villarreal Chapter Ten: From Old to New Political Cultures of Opposition: Radical Social Change in an Era of Globalization John Foran Part III: Fictions of Development Chapter Eleven: Mama Benz and the Taste of Money: A Critical View of a "Homespun" Rags-to-Riches Story of Post-Independence Africa Lena Khor Chapter Twelve: History, Development, and Transformation in Paule Marshall's The Chosen Place, The Timeless People: A Conversation Among Students of Development Erin Kennedy, Edwin Lopez, Moira O'Neil, and Molly Talcott Chapter Thirteen: Urduja through the Looking Glass: A Response to Colonial Trauma Tera Maxwell Chapter Fourteen: Fictions of (Under)Development: Hunger Artists in the Global Economy Françoise Lionnet Afterword Susanne Schech Contributors Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Economic development projects -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Women in development.
Community development -- Developing countries -- Citizen participation.