This book presents case studies concerning the impact of development projects on societies at various levels of affluence and modernization. They demonstrate project variety, and the ecological, economic, political and social contexts within which development is attempted but seldom achieved.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Poverty, Inequality, and Economic Growth in Rural India -- The Political Ecology and Economic Development of Migratory Pastoralist Societies in Eastern Africa -- Development Strategy in Sri Lanka and a People’S Alternative -- Memories of Development: The Rise and Fall of a Participatory Project Among the Dinka, 1977–1981 -- Economic Development and Social Change in Indian Agriculture: A Historical Perspective -- Investing in Inequality: Class Formation in Upper Volta -- A Case Study of the Closing Frontier in Brazil -- Livestock Policy and Development Ideology in Botswana
Donald W. Attwood, Thomas C. Bruneau, John G. Galaty