IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/wly/padxxx/v30y2010i2p136-148.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

New vistas for development management: Examining radical–reformist possibilities and potential

Author

Listed:
  • Nilima Gulrajani
  • Willy McCourt
  • Nilima Gulrajani

Abstract

This article provides an overview of contemporary development management scholarship, suggesting that a longstanding division between radical and reformist development management research continues to exist. The article offers a closer examination of critical development management (CDM), the most recent example of radical development management thought that is connecting scholars in critical management studies to those identifying with post‐development theory. CDM's suggestion that all development management is perniciously managerial is scrutinised and challenged on both theoretical and normative grounds. Overall, an argument is sketched out to support a future for development management that is neither defined nor destined for failure. The future of development management scholarship can and should concern itself with a non‐managerial development practice that bridges the divide between radicals and reformers. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Suggested Citation

  • Nilima Gulrajani & Willy McCourt & Nilima Gulrajani, 2010. "New vistas for development management: Examining radical–reformist possibilities and potential," Public Administration & Development, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 30(2), pages 136-148, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:padxxx:v:30:y:2010:i:2:p:136-148
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://hdl.handle.net/
    Download Restriction: no

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Godofredo Ramizo Jr, 2016. "From Schism to Synthesis: The Off-Centre Radical-Reformist Role of Development Management," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 34(6), pages 789-807, November.
    2. Van Alstine, James & Barkemeyer, Ralf, 2014. "Business and development: Changing discourses in the extractive industries," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 4-16.
    3. James Copestake, 2013. "Research on Microfinance in India: Combining Impact Assessment with a Broader Development Perspective," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(sup1), pages 17-34, August.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:wly:padxxx:v:30:y:2010:i:2:p:136-148. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. Baum). General contact details of provider: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0271-2075 .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.