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Reclaiming Development

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RECLAIMING DEVELOPMENT
by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
published by ZED Books

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A groundbreaking book by leading authors that fundamentally challenges the central tenets of development discourse - as relevant today as when it was originally published in 2004.

There is no alternative to neoliberal economics - or so it appeared when Reclaiming Development was published in 2004. Many of the same driving assumptions - monetarism and globalization - remain within the international development policy establishment. Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel confront this neoliberal development model head-on by combining devastating economic critique with an array of innovative policies and an in-depth analysis of the experiences of leading Western and East Asian economies.

Still, much has changed since 2004 - the relative success of some developing countries in weathering the global financial crisis has exposed the latent contradictions of the neoliberal model. The resulting situation of increasingly open policy innovation in the global South means that Reclaiming Development is even more relevant today than when it was first published. History is being made.

- paperback: 256 pages
- product dimensions: 140 x 217 mm
- ISBN: 9781780325590

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