Books written by Arturo Escobar


Encountering Development

Princeton Univ Pr | October 23, 2011 | 312 pages
Professor:  Prof. Arturo Escobar
Course Codes:  AFRI 4000
Semester:  Winter-2017
How did the industrialized nations of North America and Europe come to be seen as the appropriate models for post-World War II societies in Asia, Africa, and Latin America? How did the postwar discourse on development actually create the so-called Third World? And what will happen when development... More Info

Territories of difference

Duke University Press Books | November 5, 2008 | 435 pages
Through analysis of the Colombian Pacific's geography, peoples, and environment, Escobar questions the place assigned to epistemology, politics and the economy in modernity, arguing that hierarchical privilege can be subverted via activists' entanglement  More Info