Development beyond Politics

Aid, Activism and NGOs in Ghana

  • Thomas Yarrow

Part of the Non-Governmental Public Action book series (NGPA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction: Hope in Development

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      Pages 1-15
  3. Ideology

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      Pages 17-17
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  4. Practice

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      Pages 103-103
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 173-199

About this book


Is 'development' the answer for positive social change or a cynical western strategy for perpetuating inequality? Moving beyond an increasingly entrenched debate about the role of NGOs, this book reveals the practices and social relations through which ideas of development are concretely enacted.


culture development ideology Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) Policy politics quality social change strategy

Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Yarrow
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  1. 1.School of Environment, Natural Resources and GeographyBangor UniversityUK

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