The Anti-politics Machine: Development, Depoliticization and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho

4,2 valoración promedio
( 352 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780816624379: The Anti-politics Machine: Development, Depoliticization and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho

Book by Ferguson James

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Reseña del editor:

Development, it is generally assumed, is good and necessary, and in its name the West has intervened, implementing all manner of projects in the impoverished regions of the world. When these projects fail, as they do with astonishing regularity, they nonetheless produce a host of regular and unacknowledged effects, including the expansion of bureaucratic state power and the translation of the political realities of poverty and powerlessness into "technical" problems awaiting solution by "development" agencies and experts. It is the political intelligibility of these effects, along with the process that produces them, that this book seeks to illuminate through a detailed case study of the workings of the "development" industry in one country, Lesotho, and in one "development" project. Using an anthropological approach grounded in the work of Foucault, James Ferguson analyzes the institutional framework within which such projects are crafted and the nature of "development discourse," revealing how it is that, despite all the "expertise" that goes into formulating development projects, they nonetheless often demonstrate a startling ignorance of the historical and political realities of the locale they are intended to help. In a close examination of the attempted implementation of the Thaba-Tseka project in Lesotho, Ferguson shows how such a misguided approach plays out, how, in fact, the "development" apparatus in Lesotho acts as an "anti-politics machine," everywhere whisking political realities out of sight and all the while performing, almost unnoticed, its own pre-eminently political operation of strengthening the state presence in the local region.James Ferguson is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California at Irvine.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Chicago press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0816624372

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,46
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,13
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Minnesota Press, United States (1994)
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Minnesota Press, United States, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New edition. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Development, it is generally assumed, is good and necessary, and in its name the West has intervened, implementing all manner of projects in the impoverished regions of the world. When these projects fail, as they do with astonishing regularity, they nonetheless produce a host of regular and unacknowledged effects, including the expansion of bureaucratic state power and the translation of the political realities of poverty and powerlessness into technical problems awaiting solution by development agencies and experts. It is the political intelligibility of these effects, along with the process that produces them, that this book seeks to illuminate through a detailed case study of the workings of the development industry in one country, Lesotho, and in one development project. Using an anthropological approach grounded in the work of Foucault, James Ferguson analyzes the institutional framework within which such projects are crafted and the nature of development discourse, revealing how it is that, despite all the expertise that goes into formulating development projects, they nonetheless often demonstrate a startling ignorance of the historical and political realities of the locale they are intended to help. In a close examination of the attempted implementation of the Thaba-Tseka project in Lesotho, Ferguson shows how such a misguided approach plays out, how, in fact, the development apparatus in Lesotho acts as an anti-politics machine, everywhere whisking political realities out of sight and all the while performing, almost unnoticed, its own pre-eminently political operation of strengthening the state presence in the local region.James Ferguson is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California at Irvine. Nº de ref. de la librería AAR9780816624379

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,00
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Minnesota Press, United States (1994)
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Minnesota Press, United States, 1994. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New edition. 226 x 150 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Development, it is generally assumed, is good and necessary, and in its name the West has intervened, implementing all manner of projects in the impoverished regions of the world. When these projects fail, as they do with astonishing regularity, they nonetheless produce a host of regular and unacknowledged effects, including the expansion of bureaucratic state power and the translation of the political realities of poverty and powerlessness into technical problems awaiting solution by development agencies and experts. It is the political intelligibility of these effects, along with the process that produces them, that this book seeks to illuminate through a detailed case study of the workings of the development industry in one country, Lesotho, and in one development project. Using an anthropological approach grounded in the work of Foucault, James Ferguson analyzes the institutional framework within which such projects are crafted and the nature of development discourse, revealing how it is that, despite all the expertise that goes into formulating development projects, they nonetheless often demonstrate a startling ignorance of the historical and political realities of the locale they are intended to help. In a close examination of the attempted implementation of the Thaba-Tseka project in Lesotho, Ferguson shows how such a misguided approach plays out, how, in fact, the development apparatus in Lesotho acts as an anti-politics machine, everywhere whisking political realities out of sight and all the while performing, almost unnoticed, its own pre-eminently political operation of strengthening the state presence in the local region.James Ferguson is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California at Irvine. Nº de ref. de la librería AAR9780816624379

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,27
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01 (1994)
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01, 1994. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-NBN-00016419

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 17,92
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,42
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

James Ferguson
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808166243790000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,49
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Minnesota Press
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 7
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Minnesota Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, The Anti-politics Machine: Development, Depoliticization and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho (New edition), James Ferguson. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780816624379

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 15,98
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,80
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Ferguson, James
Editorial: Univ of Minnesota Press
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
C. Clayton Thompson - Bookseller
(BOONE, NC, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Univ of Minnesota Press. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2049104

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,98
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01 (1994)
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Cantidad: 5
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01, 1994. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-00661531

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,71
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,42
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Ferguson, James
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos Cantidad: 10
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 1994. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería TX-9780816624379

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,98
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,57
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

James Ferguson
Editorial: University Of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01, Minneapolis, Minn. |London (1994)
ISBN 10: 0816624372 ISBN 13: 9780816624379
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción University Of Minnesota Press 1994-02-01, Minneapolis, Minn. |London, 1994. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780816624379

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 19,57
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 5,15
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda