Empowerment and the subversion of representation: a critical analysis of the development discourse

Manzoni, Davide (A.A. 2020/2021) Empowerment and the subversion of representation: a critical analysis of the development discourse. Tesi di Laurea in Global history, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Rosario Forlenza, pp. 103. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Theory. Epistemological foundations: structuralism, poststructuralism and social science. Discourse, power and hegemony. A brief remark on the application of theory and on method. The invention of development. Colonial discourse. From colonialism to development. The structure of the development discourse. A diachronic perspective on the development discourse. From development to globalization. The discard of development and the implications of the globalization discourse. Empowerment and the subversion of representation. The crisis of the development paradigm. The promises of empowerment. History of empowerment. Genealogy of the concept. Repoliticizing development through empowerment. Case-study: empowering practices in a Tanzanian NGO. Methodology and methods. What the research found. Intentions. Implementation. Impotence (findings).


Bibliografia: pp. 85-88.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree program in Global Management and Politics, English language (LM-77)
Chair: Global history
Thesis Supervisor: Forlenza, Rosario
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Marchetti, Raffaele
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 11 May 2022 14:06
Last Modified: 12 May 2022 07:34
URI: https://tesi.luiss.it/id/eprint/32251


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