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 Development & ChangeCurrent Issue Vol. 46, Forum Issue, July 2015



Guest Editor: Murat Arsel




Vijay Kumar Nagaraj

‘Beltway Bandits’ and ‘Poverty Barons: For-profit International Development Contracting and the Military-Development Assemblage 

Navé Wald

Anarchist Participatory Development: A Possible New Framework?

Debate Editors: Murat Arsel and Anirban Dasgupta

Debate: Critique, Rediscovery and Revival in Development Studies

Murat Arsel and Anirban Dasgupta

Critique, Rediscovery and Revival in Development Studies

Servaas Storm 

Structural Change

Andrew M. Fischer

The End of Peripheries? On the Enduring Relevance of Structuralism for Understanding Contemporary Global Development

Bengi Akbulut, Fikret Adaman and Yahya M. Madra

The Decimation and Displacement of Development Economics  

Bhaskar Vira

Taking Natural Limits Seriously: Implications for Development Studies and the Environment
Malcolm Langford 

Rights, Development and Critical Modernity

Kalpana Wilson Towards a Radical Re-appropriation: Gender, Development and Neoliberal Feminism
Aram Ziai        Post-Development: Premature Burials and Haunting Ghosts
Sarah A. Radcliffe 

Development Alternatives


In conversation with John Harriss

Ramachandra Guha

Interviewed by Dubravka Žarkov

Cynthia Enloe

Kees Biekart

Guillermo O’Donnell’s ‘Thoughtful Wishing’ about Democracy and Regime Change

Rita Barnard

‘The Keeper of Metamorphosis’: Nadine Gordimer (1923–2014)


Bram Büscher

The Ironies of Progress and Plunder: A Review of the Africa Progress Report 2014

Laura Rival, Roldan Muradian and Carlos Larrea

New Trends Confronting Old Structures or Old Threats Frustrating New Hopes? ECLAC’s Compacts for Equality

Adam Hanieh

Development through Unity. Assessing ESCWA’s Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative

Joshua Muldavin

Using Cities to Control the Countryside: An Alternative Assessment of the China National Human Development Report 2013

Arindam Banerjee

Neoliberalism and its Contradictions for Rural Development: Some Insights from India

  Acknowledgement to Reviewers

Published by Wiley-Blackwell (Oxford) on behalf of the ISS, Development and Change appears six times per year, including an annual Forum edition. The journal’s special theme issues are also published by Wiley-Blackwell as books, in the Development and Change book series.

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