Introduction to The Will to Improve: Governmentality, Development, and the Practice of Politics

@inproceedings{Li2007IntroductionTT,
  title={Introduction to The Will to Improve: Governmentality, Development, and the Practice of Politics},
  author={Tania Murray Li},
  year={2007}
}
  • T. Li
  • Published 16 May 2007
  • Political Science
"Introduction: The Will to Improve," in The Will to Improve, pp. 1-30. Copyright, 2007, Duke University Press. All rights reserved. Republished by permission of the publisher. www.dukeupress.edu 

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