The History of Development – From Western Origins to Global Faith - by Gilbert Rist[Reading report] by Camille Deniau

2013-05-25

The author was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC in 2011-2012.

For decades, development has been used as a political tool, to justify economic and social policies. It made people believe in global well-being and in the elimination of poverty. Why then is development today at the centre of a passionate debate, if it has failed so greatly? It is definitely because it rests on a Western faith, deeply anchored in the roots of our societies.

Quote article  Camille Deniau, « The History of Development – From Western Origins to Global Faith - by Gilbert Rist », 25 may 2013, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/302.sls

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