Table of contents for On the edges of development : cultural interventions / edited by Kum-Kum Bhavnani ... [et al.].

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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.