Unpacking Global Injustice: Searching for Fair Paths. Dr Celina Del Felice and Dr Momodou Sallah. What we are going to do . What does global inequality look like? What does development mean? What are the challenges to mainstream development models?
Unpacking Global Injustice:Searching for Fair Paths
Dr Celina Del Feliceand Dr Momodou Sallah
Subverting the construction of oppressive normality
G8 control 48.18% in IMF & 45.71% of the World Bank
New Internationalist, Issue 365 March 2004 pp 1-7
Skosireva and Holaday 2010:75
Easterly, W. (2012) Was Development Assistance a Mistake? (2012)
CHAPTER 4 MARKET ACCESS AND AGRICULTURAL TRADE: THE DOUBLE STANDARDS OF RICH COUNTRIES
For the neo-liberal (mainstream) model...
increase in the capacity of an economy to produce goods and services.
Aid for infraestructure (e.g. roads)
Aid for trade
Aid for business environment
Aid for good governance
Aid for education – health
(Brock and McGee, 2004:53)
“Countries should trade their way out of poverty”
EU: PolicyPaper (2006)
“Human development is the expansion of people’s freedoms to live long, healthy and creative lives; (...) and to engage actively in shaping development equitably and sustainably on a shared planet.”(UNDP 2010:2).
Shift development from the economy as primary to human beings as the centre of development intervention
“cover up violent damage being done to the so-called ‘developing’ world and its people.”(Thomas 2000: 3).
Elliot (2013:37) ‘holds of westernisation’, be it as organised by the aid industry or by the activities of western private capital.
complete overhaul of current development paradigms and instead calls for the establishment of development alternatives (Escobar 1992; 1995; 2000; Rahnema 1997).
“Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”
Articulated by the Brundtland Commission in its 1987 publication, Our Common Future
“BuenVivir” (Bolivia, Ecuador, Andes region). Working towards community well-being - earth
Food sovereignty– climate change
From cradle to grave