, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 228–235 | Cite as

Going Beyond Development Monoculture: Critical reflections on the MDGs

  • Ana Agostino


Ana Agostino brings out the context in which the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been set. She reviews the critical discourse on development, the concerns around environment and gender, which she feels have not been covered by the MDG process. She looks to alternatives that could contribute to the establishment of ‘Millennium Goals’ for all, which respond to the particularities and specificities of diverse cultures and which imply changes not just for the countries seen as ‘underdeveloped’ but for humanity as a whole.


environment gender ecology economic growth alternatives diversities 


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