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Human Development and Capability Association, 2012 Annual Conference in Jakarta

I end my long hiatus with the following brief description of this year’s HDCA conference. Development studies have come a long way since the decades of overt paternalism and condescension … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beyond rationalism: the moral dimension of state motivation

Rationalism, or the idea that agents guide their behaviors based on an understanding of fundamentally material self-interest, dominates most theoretical and applied treatments of topics in political economy.  In other … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment