The CSCS ‘Culture & Democracy’ course is organizing a one-day workshop on Development Theory
March 1, 2010 – 10-30 AM onwards
The workshop is structured around R. Srivathsan’s anthology A HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT THOUGHT A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY OF THEORETICAL WRITINGS 1954-2004
Introduction: R. Srivathsan
Zubin Pastakia – Mahalanobis and Indian Panning -
Nalini Pai - Andre Gunder-Frank and the concept of underdevelopment -
Wing-Kwong Wong - Ernesto Laclau and the critique of underdevelopment
Pooja Sagar - Hamza Alavi and the colonial mode of production
Avishek Ray - Ashok Rudra and the excluded middle peasant
Pinak Sarkar – Class Relations in Indian Agriculture ??
Judith Nazareth Garg - Mary John and the changing constitutive contexts of development
Sambit Bose - Amartya Sen and the Concept of Capability
Ary Budhiyanto- Wallerstein’s World System Perspective
Kanthi Krishnamurthy - Ashis Nandy and the Violence of Development
Anu Vargheese-Pranab Bardhan essay on 'The State as an Autonomous Actor'.
Sabah -Feminist perspectives on development.
Udaya Kumar-'Paul Baran and the Concept of Backwardness'.