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The Anatomy of Envy: A Study in Symbolic Behavior [and Comments and Reply]
Envy is a pan-human phenomenon, universally feared, at least subconsciously, as a particularly dangerous emotion, since it implies hostility and aggression capable of destroying individuals and evenExpand
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Reading Development Policy and Policy Analysis: On Framing, Naming, Numbering and Coding1
Reducing policy to writing, then expanding again through reading, are constitutive as well as interpretative acts. The focus of this study is on ‘emancipatory reading’ of development policy writing,Expand
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Introduction: Discourse Analysis and Policy Discourse
markdownabstractAbstract: As introduction to a collection on policy discourses and patterns of argumentation in international development, this paper clarifies different meanings of `discourse' andExpand
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Development Theory Now
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Discourse Analysis and Policy Discourse
Introducing a collection on policy discourses and argumentation in international development, this review clarifies meanings of ‘discourse analysis’, and emphasises that discourse analysis requiresExpand
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Development studies and policy studies: in the short run we are all dead
Development Studies has been dominated by a mainstream economics-based agenda that has failed to study and recognise the importance of social and political processes and patterns of poverty. AgenciesExpand
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Arguing Development Policy : Frames and Discourses
Introduction - discourse analysis and policy discourse, Des gasper and Raymond Apthorpe reading development policy and policy analysis - on framing, numbing, numbering and coding, Raymond ApthorpeExpand
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Some Relief from Development: Humanitarian Emergency Aid in the Horn of Africa (including Sudan), Rwanda and Liberia
Recent evaluations of humanitarian aid in the Horn and Liberia regions of Africa are, given the circumstances of complex political emergencies, notably positive. ODA reviews and the like would,Expand
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Policy evaluation and meta-evaluation: The case of rural co-operatives
Abstract Many presentations of debates about co-operatives and rural development, and some of these debates themselves, are simplistic, or self-asserting, or self-defeating. Evaluation theory has notExpand
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