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Reframing International Development

Reframing International Development
Globalism, Postmodernity, and Difference

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International Relations

328 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Attempts to theorize contemporary globalization rarely stray beyond variations on old themes of superordination versus subordination. Yet there are many new definers of our present global reality - depletion of strategic resources, degradation of our environment, counter-offensives against modern patterns of thought and action - which suggest that a new framework of global relations is needed.

Nelson Keith challenges the presumptions upon which Western notions of the world have rested, and sounds a call to forge a world order more sensitive to all of its representative voices.

The Nature of the Orbit of Change
A Statement of Themes

Globalism and Dependence in the New World Order
Interdependence and its Interface with Nature's Revolt
Crisis and the Fragmented Shadows of the Enlightenment
Enlightenment, Rationalism and the Attack upon History
Newtonianism and the Heliocentric Framework
Broad Sketches of a Revolt and a Summary of the Argument
Culture and the Revolt against Reason
Postmodernism and the Repositioning of Culture
Culture, Rhetoric and the Reformulation of Theory
Interdependence without Illusions


Nelson W. Keith

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