Global Frontiers of Social Development in Theory and Practice: Climate, Economy, and Justice

Global Frontiers of Social Development in Theory and Practice: Climate, Economy, and Justice

by B. Mohan (Editor)


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This volume examines developmentality and the archeology of its social practices, unfolding systemic failures that muffle progress. Economic, climate, and social justice are the areas of focus for this analysis of human-social development in the fog of ideological-institutional meltdowns.

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ISBN-13: 9781137460707
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/16/2015
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 269
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Sander Chan, Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam

Qudsiya Contractor, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

David G. Embrick, Sociology Department, Loyola University Chicago, USA

Nairruti Jani, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA

Bipin Jojo, Centre for Social Justice and Governance, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

Max Koch, Social Policy, Lund University, Sweden

Robert Kowalski, Instituto Socioambiental e dos Recursos Hídricos, Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia, Brazil

Manohar Pawar, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Brij Mohan, Louisiana State University, USA

Shweta Singh, School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago

Vijay P. Singh, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

Matthias Stepan, Department of Political Science, VU University Amsterdam

Suryakant Waghmore, Centre for Environmental Equity and Justice, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Table of Contents

Books Also By Brij Mohan Our Contributors Acknowledgements Foreword Robert Kowalski Prologue Brij Mohan Part One Social Practice: Frontiers of Human and Social Development I. Archeology of Social Practice Brij Mohan II. The Cultivation of Eco-Civilization Brij Mohan
III. The Economic Illusions that Holdback Human Development Roberts Kowalski
IV. Economic Growth as Social Problem: The Case of Climate Change Max Koch V. Dialectics of Development: How Social Science Fails Shweta Singh
VI. Environmental Justice Brij Mohan Part Two Toward Comparative Social Development VII. Comparative Social Welfare Revisited Brij Mohan VIII Social Welfare for Transformative Practice Brij Mohan IX. Extending Baselines of Shifts in Governance beyond the West: China as a Mirror Testing Ground of Governance Sander Chan and Matthias Stepan
X. Indigenous Communities' Informal Care and Welfare Systems for Local Level Social Development in India Manohar Pawar and Bipin Jojo XI. Outsourcing of Corruption: A Case of Counter-Development Vijay P. Singh XII. The Madness of Caste Suryakant Waghmore and Qudsiya Contractor XIII. Mission Lost: What Does Evidence Base and Standardization Mean for International Social Work? Nairuti Jani Epilogue: Mendacity of Development Indices

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