Considering the Millennium Development Goals


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Considering the Millennium Development Goals
Do development theories matter?
Whether or not development theories matter clearly depends on where one’s personal and national interests lie. In the case of most development theories, it is evident that the debate is located in developed countries rather than in the areas where development is about to be planned, as noted by Peet and Hartwick. This means that often the ideas behind the theories have little to do with the people whom they affect the most. For this reason, the utilization of theories in the real world is connected to the interests of people in a position of power rather than the poor.
Amin believes that this imbalance in the power between rich and poor means that the idea of...
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