Unplanned Development(s)

Unplanned Development(s)

Zed Books | November 27, 2012 | 288 pages

Unplanned Development(s) offers a fascinating and fresh view into the realities of development planning. While to the outsider most development projects present themselves as thoroughly planned endeavors informed by structure, direction and intent, Jonathan Rigg exposes the truth of development experience that chance, serendipity, turbulence, and the unexpected define development around the world.Based on rich empirical sources from the Southeast Asian region, the author sustains a unique general argument in making the case for chance and turbulence in development. Identifying chance as a leading factor in all development planning, Unplanned Development(s) contributes to a better way of dealing with the unexpected and asks vital questions on the underlying paradoxes of development practice.

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ISBN: 9781848139886
$35.95

		

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