Deconstructing Development - Coggle Diagram
Fair Deal (1949)
incited that there would be a great change, but it would come at a great cost. Communities would have to endure high levels of urbanization to accomplish the American Dream.
Representations were based on dominance and shape indebted on how reality was imagined and acted on
Women in the Third World are represented as having “needs” and “problems” with few choices and no freedom to act.
Gain an idea of how the Third World will look based on discourses from many people and their take on how people will adjust to the adaptions in the economy
Orientalism: study pf development as discourse is akin to Said’s study of the discourses on the Orient
1980: Lesotho gives an example of the deconstructionist approach.
Worries of famine, poverty, illiteracy and etc [era 1940s - 1970s]
Charting the Emergence of Women
UN decided to use women for issues in order to increase the output of greater equity and social progress
Women’s first order of business was food, FAO, then the population which shed light on women’s issues and economic development // WID came in the 1970s as bandaid to deal with women’s issues because they had been ignored the decade before, they were considered the “housewives”
Boserup book in 1970 argued various colonial and postcolonial governments had systematically bypassed women in things that they did // There was a list made with demands to be met // Sex-role stereotypes entailed marginal and financially unviable activities for compatibility with women
Women were eventually given increasing recognition as key agents in the development process as “micro-entrepreneurs”