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Methods, techniques and data analysis for field research B [Lecture notes]
Otsuki, K. \ Schipper, R. \ 2009
development studies - techniques - data analysis - sampling - data collection - interviews - questionnaires - qualitative analysis - field work - scientific method - qualitative methods

Used in course: RDS-33306 Methodology for Field Research in the Social Sciences
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Poverty and development into the 21st century [Monograph] - 2nd, completely rev. ed
Allen, T. \ Thomas, A. \ 2000
economic development - poverty - rural development - socioeconomics - gender relations - capitalism - globalization - developing countries - textbooks - economic change - democratization - national wealth

The book will be of relevance to those in development studies, sociology, geography, social anthropology, economics and politics. Each chapter introduces the student to a key topic, and is written by a specialist in the field. learning aids include: chapter questions summaries key concepts photographs, cartoons, and maps lists of acronyms, abbreviations, and organizations.


Used in course: RDS-31806 Theory and Practice of Development
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Society, state and market : a guide to competing theories of development [Monograph]
Martinussen, J. \ 1997
rural planning - rural development - socioeconomics - economic policy - international cooperation - development aid - cooperation - developing countries - economic planning - economic cooperation

This major new textbook has been specifically written for students in Development Studies. It provides a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary picture of development research over the past generation. Organised around four major themes, it is the only textbook in this field to present critically the full range of theoretical approaches and current debates.


Used in course: RDS-31806 Theory and Practice of Development
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The will to improve : governmentality, development, and the practice of politics [Monograph]
Li, T.M. \ 2007
development studies - development aid - development policy - agricultural development - development programmes - participation - communities - indonesia - sulawesi

Demonstrating that the “will to improve” has a long and troubled history, Li identifies enduring continuities from the colonial period to the present. She explores the tools experts have used to set the conditions for reform—tools that combine the reshaping of desires with applications of force. Attending in detail to the highlands of Sulawesi, she shows how a series of interventions entangled with one another and tracks their results, ranging from wealth to famine, from compliance to political mobilization, and from new solidarities to oppositional identities and violent attack. The Will to Improve is an engaging read—conceptually innovative, empirically rich, and alive with the actions and reflections of the targets of improvement, people with their own critical analyses of the problems that beset them.


Used in course: RDS-30806 Governance, Livelihoods and Resources
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