Tobias Denskus's Blog – April 2011 Archive (3)

The 'business' of international media. WSJ, Somaliland and the challenges of aid

I wish Jonathan Starr good luck with his project and hope that his boarding school in Somaliland will have a positive impact on its graduates, their lives and livelihoods. However, as much as I will try to avoid to write a rant in response to his comment in the Wall Street Journal on 'The "Business" of International… Continue

Added by Tobias Denskus on April 13, 2011 at 9:18am — 1 Comment

World Development Report 2011 – creating a ‘non-place’ for development debates?

When the French philosopher  Marc Augé coined the term 'non-place' he was not exactly talking about international development. The places ‘which cannot be defined as relational, historical, or concerned with…

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Added by Tobias Denskus on April 12, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments

Fordlandia-Henry Ford's engagement in Brazil and lessons for contemporary development debates

What I found fascinating was to read a book, set in the pre-World War II, pre-postwar reconstruction and pre-‘modern’ international development world, that yet tells a lot about the foundations of thinking about ‘development’. Or, more precisely, how powerful and persistent some of the assumptions made in the early years of the 20th century have been in influencing ideas, mindsets and attitudes towards international development. Reading Fordlandia is a great reminder of the many…

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Added by Tobias Denskus on April 3, 2011 at 6:01pm — No Comments

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