“If Development has a future it must come to terms with the problems inherent in the ‘model’ of market society which informs its dominant ideologies” Discuss
Development (Keith Hart & Vishnu Padayachee) in Hahn and Hart (eds) The Human
?Economy (London: Polity, 2010)
?The Original Affluent Society – Marshall Sahlins; Learning from Ladakh – Helena Norberg-
?Hodge; The Making and Unmaking of the Third World through Development – Arturo
? The Post-Development Reader (London: Zed Books, 1997), edited by Majid Rahnema with Victoria Bawtree
Duncan Kennedy, Two Globalizations of Law and Legal Thought, 2003, 36 Suffolk Law Review 631 (Available for Heine on Line) . Arturo Escobar, Review, The Anti-Politics
Machine: “Development,” Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho by James Ferguson, American Ethnologist, Vol. 18, No. 3, Representations of Europe:
State, Society,and Identity (Aug., 1991), pp. 618-620
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapters1 and 2 Naomi Klein, Reclaiming the Commons, NLR 9 2001. (Available through New Left
Chris Hahn and Keith Hart, Unequal Development, from Economic Anthropology (London: Polity, 2011).
See also The New Economics Foundation, The Great Transition, http://www.neweconomics.org/publications/entry/the-great-transition
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapter 6
the American Economic Review, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Jun., 1946), pp. 398-405. We will also be
examing the insights of the economic anthropologists in understanding both the market and
development. We will also speculate about some themes that come into focus later in the
course, such as the idea of (international) social justice.
?Karl Polanyi, The Economistic Fallacy, Review (Fernand Braudel Center), Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer,Amartya Sen, The Ends and Means of Development and Poverty as Capability
from Development as Freedom (Oxford: OUP, 1999).
Martha Nussbaum, Human Functioning and Social Justice: In Defense of Aristotelian
Essentialism, Political Theory, Vol. 20, No. 2 (May, 1992), pp. 202-246
Edgar S. Cahn, Reinventing Poverty Law, The Yale Law Journal, Vol. 103, No. 8, Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapter 7
(All articles available through Heine on Line)
See also Matha Nussbaum, Capabilities and Human Rights, Fordham Law Review, Vol. 66, Issue 2 (November 1997), pp. 273-300Martha Nussbaum, In Defense of Universal
Idaho Law Review, Vol. 36, Issue 3 (2000), pp. 379-448
For criticisms of Sen and Nussbuam, see Feldman, S. and Gellert, P. 2006. The seductive quality of central human capabilities:sociological insights into Nussbaum and
Sen?s disagreement, , Economy and Society, vol. 35, no. 3, 423–52 and S. Charusheela (below) Nussbaum Extract. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto,
available at http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/sw/course/mscp.pdf
Extract from Economic and Political Manuscripts 1844
Norman Geras, The Controversy about Marx and Justice, New Left Review, 1/150, pp. 47-
85. (Available from New Left Review)
Adam Gearey, The Sense of Work, from Justice as Welfare (New York: Continuum, 2012). S. Charusheela,
(Available from IngentaConnect)
Arturo Escobar, Imagining a Post-Development Era? Critical Thought, Development and Social Movements, Social Text, No. 31/32, Third World and Post-Colonial Issues
(1992), pp. 20-56. (JSTOR)
See also After Nature: Steps to an Antiessentialist Political Ecology in Current Anthropology, Vol. 40, No. 1 (February 1999), pp. 1-30.(JSTOR)
Nancy Fraser Re-Framing Justice New Left Review 36 (2005). A problematic essay, but one that seeks a critical and synoptic approach to the idea of global justice.
Different in many respects from Sen and Pogge, coming, as it does, out of a combination of feminism, post Marxism and cultural theory. Does Friday manage to hold
together the various elements of her critique?
Peter Townsend, The International Analysis of Poverty from The Townsend Reader (London: Routledge, 2010).
The World Bank
http://www- wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2012/11/09/000386194_2 0121109010301/Rendered/PDF/735750WP0Box370sandHDFINAL00PUBLIC0.pdf
The Social Protection Floor ILO
World Of Work Report 2013 International Labour Office
?”The rules of the global economy should be aimed at improving the rights, livelihoods,
?security, and opportunities of people, families and communities around the world.” –
“Ensuring the freedom of association and collective bargaining can go a long way toward
promoting labour market efficiency and better economic performance. And there are obvious
economic and social reasons for banning slavery and all forms of forced labour.”
World Bank, 2004
Labour Standards for a Fair Globalization for Workers of the World, Anil Verma and Gail Elman, The Good Society , Vol. 16, No. 2 (2007) , pp. 57-64
The following pieces offer a more general and critical framing of our central concerns
Michael Denning, Wageless Life, NLR 66 2010, 79-97 Andre Gorz, The New Agenda, NLR 1/184, 37-4.
Jose Luis Coraggio, Labour Economy – from Hahn and Hart (eds) The Human Economy (London: Polity, 2010) Brain Langille, Labour Law is Not a Commodity,19 Indus. L.J.
Juta 1002 1998
Shareen Hertel, Human Rights and the Global Economy: Bringing Labor Rights Back In,
24 Md. J. Int’l L. 283 2009
Alain Supiot, Law and Labour, NLR 2006, pp109-121.
Gay W. Seidman,Regulation at Work: Globalization, Labor Rights, and Development, Social Research. Winter2012, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p1023-1044.
Bess Nkabinde, The Right to Strike: An Essential Component of Workplace, Democracy, Its Scope and Global Economy, 24 MD. J. INT’L L. 270 (2009)Adam Gearey, „There,
outside all caring…Welfare, Immunity and Globalisation? from Justice as Welfare, (New York: Continuum, 2012).
Lena Lavinas, Twenty First Century Welfare, NLR 2013, 5-40
Alain Supiot Grandeur and Misery of the Social State, NLR 82 2013, pp. 99-113Adam Gearey, „There, outside all caring…Welfare, Immunity and Globalisation? from
Justice as Welfare, (New York: Continuum, 2012).
Lena Lavinas, Twenty First Century Welfare, NLR 2013, 5-40
Alain Supiot Grandeur and Misery of the Social State, NLR 82 2013, pp. 99-113Fast Facts MDGs at
At http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/library/corporate/fast-facts/english/FF- Millennium-Development-Goals.pdf
MDGs at http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/mdgoverview/
The Copenhagen Declaration is at http://www.un-documents.net/cope-dec.htm http://www.un-documents.net/cope-dec.htm
David L. Harvey and Michael H. Reed, The Culture of Poverty: An Ideological Analysis, Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Winter, 1996), pp. 465-495
Jan Breman, Life and Death in Annawadi, NLR 78, November-December 2012, pp. 152-169 Myth of the Global Safety Net, in NLR 59, September-October 2009, pp. 29-36
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapter 8
BUT Karl Polanyi IN MAIN DISCUSSION.
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