Essays about: "post-development theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words post-development theory.

  1. 1. Perspectives on Development and Diplomacy : A Case Study of Swedish Foreign Relations with Mozambique

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Westerlund; [2020]
    Keywords : development and diplomacy; Sweden and Mozambique; international political economy; post-development theory; case study; theory testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a case study of Sweden’s foreign relations with Mozambique. It has been conducted in a deductive way departing from Arturo Escobar’s post-development theory, and with qualitative textual and content analysis combined with a semi-structured interview as methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cooperation or Aid? A Corpus-Assisted Critical Discourse Analysis of Finland’s Development Policy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tuukka Törö; [2020]
    Keywords : Development policy; post-development; Finland; CDA; hegemony;

    Abstract : The current Finnish development policy, published in 2016, follows the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 sustainable development goals. With the help of a few tools from corpus linguistics, this study conducts a critical discourse analysis of the policy, using Norman Fairclough’s three-dimensional method for CDA as its methodological framework and post-development theory as its main theoretical background. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Neo-Colonial Europeanization of Africa : A post-developmental perspective on the communication of the AU-EU Partnership

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Angela Brouwers; Elsa Le Ber; [2020]
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    Abstract : Despite the declared end of colonization and the successive obtention of independence by African countries in the 1960s, this thesis argues that the African continent is still faced with neo-colonial practices. Deriving from post-development theory, this thesis analyzes how the Western development discourse is manifested in modern-day North-South relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discursive (re)articulations of development policy in the light of Sustainable development goals: The case of Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Ivane Lomidze; [2019]
    Keywords : Discursive change and continuation; Neoliberalism and social democracy in Georgia; Sustainable Development Goals; Post-development theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The paper analyses the ways Georgian government produced development policy in relation to the changing global and local discursive formations of development. By bringing together post-development theory and Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse analysis method, I illustrated that the neoliberal discourse failed to generate meanings regarding social issues that created a danger of the dislocation of the discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organic Farming is Coming to Our Valley : The Development of Pumi Eco-Agriculture and the Indigenisation of Modernity in Sino-Myanmar Borderlands

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Ze Gao; [2019]
    Keywords : eco-agriculture; indigenisation of modernity; environmentality; traditional ecological knowledge; agricultural land use; technical practices; governance; Pumi ethnicity; rural development; highland livelihoods; borderland; post-development theory; political ecology; contemporary history; agricultural policy;

    Abstract : How do indigenous people perceive and practice eco-agriculture, especially when it was introduced as a development project? This thesis aims to delve into this question by focusing on a policy-induced agrarian transition for Pumi community in Sino-Myanmar borderlands. Using ethnographic methods, I intend to offer an intimate account of a provincial programme to facilitate eco-agriculture in this ethnic region. READ MORE