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Development, Power, and the Environment: Neoliberal Paradox by Md Saidul Islam

By Md Saidul Islam

Unmasking the neoliberal paradox, this publication presents a strong conceptual and theoretical synthesis of improvement, strength and the surroundings. With seven case stories on international demanding situations similar to under-development, foodstuff regime, weather switch, dam construction, id politics, and protection vulnerability, the publication deals a brand new framework of a "double-risk" society for the worldwide South.

With obvious ecological and social limits to neoliberal globalization and improvement, the present degrees of intake are unsustainable, inequitable, and inaccessible to the vast majority of people. energy has an excellent position to play during this international trajectory. notwithstanding strength is one among such a lot pervasive phenomena of human society, it's most likely one of many least understood techniques. the expansion of transnational organizations, the dominance of world-wide monetary and political associations, and the wide impression of media which are approximately monopolized by means of company pursuits are key elements shaping our international society at the present time. within the transforming into focus of energy in few fingers, what's obvious is a non-apparent nature of energy. figuring out the interaction of energy within the discourse of improvement is an important subject at a time while our planet is at risk — either environmentally and socially. This publication addresses this present the most important need. 

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