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ERIC Number: EJ1023686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7724
Networking Resources, Owning Productivity: A Post-Development Alternative in Mindanao?
Horner, Lindsey K.
Globalisation, Societies and Education, v11 n4 p538-559 2013
This paper explores the practices of one small non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Mindanao working innovatively to challenge power and interests by linking resources to local communities who control their productivity. While this may seem like social capital, I suggest that the agency over production, and the deeply political and ideological nature of the recipient communities, calls for a different reading. The regard for the contextual and contestational politics suggests that a radical alternative is emerging. I use post-development theory to frame the analysis of this example, posing the question: Is this practice a radical alternative to the internationally framed global development discourses, or are we witnessing the reproduction of these discourses in new forms?
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Philippines