Deconstructing development discourse : buzzwords and fuzzwords

Abstract: If development buzzwords conceal ideological differences or sloppy thinking, then the process of constructive deconstruction makes it possible to re-examine what have become catch-all terms like good governance, civil society, transparency, accountability, and poverty reduction.

Author(s): Cornwall, Andrea; Eade, Deborah

Source(s): , x, 320 p., ill., tabs, 24 cm

Published: 2010 Practical action [etc.], Rugby [etc.] (English

ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-85339-706-6/

Link: http://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/oxfam/bitstream/10546/118173/1/bk-deconstructing-development-buzzwords-010910-en.pdf

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