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

(4.8/5) - 336 ratings
Author: Tania Murray Li
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 392
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0822340089
ISBN 13: 9780822340089
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
6,123 people have downloaded this book for free

Synopsis

The Will to Improve is a remarkable account of development in action. Focusing on attempts to improve landscapes and livelihoods in Indonesia, Tania Murray Li carefully exposes the practices that enable experts to diagnose problems and devise interventions, and the...