ferguson in Lesotho

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An Analysis of James Ferguson''s The Anti-Politics

2017-7-15 · The Anti-Politics Machine (1990) examines how international development projects are conceived, researched, and put into practice. It also looks at what these projects actually achieve. Ferguson criticizes the idea of externally-directed ''development'' and argues that the process doesn''t take proper account of the daily realities of the communities it is intended to …

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Lesotho | Culture, History, & People | Britannica

Lesotho, country in Southern Africa. A scenic land of tall mountains and narrow valleys, Lesotho owes a long history of political autonomy to the mountains that surround it and protect it from encroachment. Since the Neolithic Period, the …

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Practicing "Development" (Ferguson, 1990)

2015-10-13 · Following an earlier post on the construction of "development", the following are thought provoking quotes from Ferguson''s (1990) The Anti-Politics Machine on the practice of "development":. Context: "The argument, in brief, is the following: "development" institutions generate their own form of discourse, and this discourse simultaneously constructs Lesotho as …

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The anti‐politics machine: ''Development'', depoliticization, …

The anti-politics machine: ''Development'', depoliticization, and bureaucratic power in lesotho by James Ferguson. (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp ...

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Reading Notes – James Ferguson, The Anti­Politics Machine

2022-1-28 · Reading Notes – James Ferguson, The Anti­Politics Machine SI 657 Week 3 Kathleen Ludewig Key Points Chapters 3 and 6‐8 focus on the Thaba‐Tseka Development project in Lesotho from 1975 ‐1984. Lesotho is a LDC (a least‐developed country). In November 1974, the

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The anti-politics machine : "development," depoliticization, …

1994-3-1 · Part 1 Introduction. Part 2 The development apparatus: conceptual apparatus - the constitution of the object of "development" - Lesotho as "less developed country" institutional apparatus - the Thaba-Tseka development project. Part 3 The target population: the setting - aspects of economy and society in rural Lesotho the bovine mystique - a study of power, …

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18. The Anti-Politics Machine

18518 The Anti-Politics Machine* "Development" and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho James Ferguson with Larry Lohmann In the past two decades, Lesotho—a small landlocked nation of about 1.8 mil-lion people surrounded by South Africa, with a current gross national product (GNP) of US$816 million—has received "development" assistance ...

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Lesotho Maps & Facts

2021-2-24 · Lesotho is an enclave as it is surrounded by South Africa in Southern Africa. The country has an area of 30,000 sq. km. Lesotho is also unique in other ways. It is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,400 m in elevation. In fact, 80% of the country lies above 1,800 m. Its lowest point (marked on the map by an ...

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An Analysis of James Ferguson''s The Anti-Politics Machine …

Other Ideas In The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development," Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho, James Ferguson analyzes a World Bank* and CIDA (Canadian International Development Agency)* funded development* project in the Thaba-Tseka region of Lesotho. Ferguson spent 15 months carrying out fieldwork in this region, examining ...

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In a close examination of the attempted implementation of the Thaba-Tseka project in Lesotho, Ferguson shows how such a misguided approach plays out, how, in fact, the development apparatus in Lesotho acts as an anti-politics machine, everywhere whisking political realities out of sight and all the while performing, almost unnoticed, its own ...

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James Ferguson: The anti-politics machine: ''development ...

Mosotho. Ferguson adeptly shows how the Bank''s ideas about Lesotho were adopted by other foreign donors in their '' development'' projects. In Parts 3 and 4, Ferguson uses a case study of the Canadian-financed Thaba-Tseka rural development project of the 1970s and early 1980s to show readers how these ideas about development are used in practice ...

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James Ferguson: The anti-politics machine: ''development ...

2009-2-5 · James Ferguson: The anti-politics machine: ''development'', depoliticization, and bureaucratic power in Lesotho. xvi, 320 pp. Cambridge, etc.: Cambridge University ...

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About: James Ferguson (anthropologist)

James Ferguson (born June 16, 1959) is an American anthropologist. He is known for his work on the politics and anthropology of international development, specifically his critical stance (development criticism). He was chair of the Anthropology Department at Stanford University. His best-known work is his book, The Anti-Politics Machine. He delivered the most prestigious …

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James Ferguson on Modernity, Development, and …

2016-5-3 · Theory Talks Presents THEORY TALK #34 JAMES FERGUSON ON MODERNITY, DEVELOPMENT, AND READING FOUCAULT IN LESOTHO Theory Talks is an interactive forum for discussion of debates in International Relations …

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Anti-Politics Machine by James Ferguson | by Fatih Ümit …

2017-2-23 · As Ferguson describes, his anthropological study titled ''Anti-Politics Machine'' is "not principally a book about the Basotho people, or even about Lesotho; it is principally a book about the operation of the "international development" apparatus in a particular setting" (Ferguson, 17). In this brief essay, I will touch upon some of ...

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KOPS.Ferguson, James (1990): The anti-politics machine : …

Ferguson, James (1990): The anti-politics machine : ''Development'', depoliticization, and bureaucratic power in Lesotho; ... depoliticization, and bureaucratic power in Lesotho / Ferguson, James. - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. - ISBN 0-521-37382-4. Fachgebiet (DDC): 300 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie: Zitieren Dateien zu dieser ...

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The Bovine Mystique: Power, Property and Livestock in …

65o JAMES FERGUSON The bovine mystique In I983 the village of Mashai suffered the loss of some 40 per cent. of its cattle due to drought. This event had been expected, from the time the spring rains had passed so lightly over Lesotho in the late months of I982. FromJanuary I983 the

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The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development," Depoliticization, …

Lohmann, L., & Ferguson, J. (1994). The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development," Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho. ... Lesotho has had many organizations come in that start and fail at implementing their desired changes. However, Ferguson makes the point to say that the "side effects" of these attempts at development ...

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Fergus Ferguson | Letshego

FERGUS FERGUSON. LETSHEGO BOTSWANA CEO and Regional Head Eswatini and Lesotho. B.A Accounting, M.B.A Strategic Management (University of Derby), Maastricht School of Management, Management Development Program, Interactive Management and Business Intelligence Systems. Fergus has 14 years leadership experience in credit risk management …

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Publications | United Nations in Lesotho

2018-12-15 · Publication. The report highlights the UN''s support to the Government of Lesotho in 2021.The UN worked with government on the COVID-19 response and recovery in strengthening health systems, social protection, protecting jobs, MSMEs and the informal sector, supporting community resilience and much more. The report shows the impact of the UN''s ...

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The Massey Ferguson 375 2 WD in Lesotho is the newest, most powerful, and environmentally friendly tractor from this company which utilizes its own high-performance 4 cylinders Perkins engine. The injection system allows for a smoothly burning fuel in direct contact with a combustion chamber that gets rid of any waste products efficiently to ...

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United Nations in Lesotho

2018-1-11 · COVID-19 destabilised the Kingdom of Lesotho''s development agenda in 2020, reducing economic growth and destroying people''s livelihoods. Businesses and farms were forced to close under lockdowns, some of which may never reopen, causing massive increases in unemployment; vulnerability increased, both in terms of absolute poverty, but also gender …

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The Anti-Politics Machine — University of Minnesota Press

"Through a detailed case study of the Thaba-Tseka Development Project in Lesotho over the period 1975 to 1984, Ferguson exposes the discourse and the practice of ''development'' to a highly explicit and critical scrutiny. . . . The importance of Ferguson''s book is that it exerts a decisive wrench away from evaluation of the success or failure of development projects in their …

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Massey-Ferguson Harvesters. Since Saturday, 28th May 2011, TheSparePartShop has continuously connected Massey-Ferguson Harvester parts suppliers in Lesotho with consumers in various cities and towns across the country.

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The anti-politics machine: ''Development'', depoliticization, and bureaucratic power in lesotho by James Ferguson. (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp ...

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The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development" and …

1994-4-23 · The Anti-Politics Machine: "Development" and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho. James Ferguson, L. Lohmann. Published 23 April 1994. Political Science. "Development" projects in Lesotho have consistently failed to achieve their stated objects, not least because they are based on a "construction" of the country that bears little relation to ...

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The Anti-Politics Machine Summary | SuperSummary

The Anti-Politics Machine is a critique of contemporary political socialization by American anthropologist James Ferguson focuses mainly on the general term "development" that has been taken up frequently in economics, sociology, and other fields, arguing that it is less a rigorous concept than a political linguistic mechanism which frames as inevitable and ideal the …

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Lesotho Development in the Anti

2022-6-9 · The anti-politics machine" by James Ferguson, a political and economic anthropologist, is an analysis on the failure of financial aids by more than 26 countries of Lesotho, a small landlocked nation of 1.8 million population surrounded by South Africa. The author positions two major critics; first ...

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The role of the non-farm sector in rural development in …

2016-5-13 · According to Ferguson (Reference Ferguson 1985: 649), ''Lesotho is a labour reserve for the South African economy, not a subsistence or peasant economy''. This view suggests that agriculture does not form the main livelihood activity in Lesotho because many people make a living out of the migrant labourer remittances.

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The Anti-Politics Machine: Development, Depoliticization …

poverty in Lesotho are systematically erased and replaced with technical ones, and the "modern, " capitalist, industrialized nature of the society is systematically understated or concealed. (p. 66) Shades of Jeremy Bentham clearly haunt the "development" groves, and the knowledgeable voices of Murray and Ferguson clearly echo those of the popular

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The anti-politics machine: "Development," depoliticization, …

2017-7-5 · Ferguson criticizes the idea of externally-directed ''development'' and argues that the process doesn''t take proper account of the daily realities of the communities it …

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The Anti-Politics Machine in India: State, Decentralization …

2022-6-12 · In 1990, James Ferguson wrote a book calledThe Anti-Politics Machine: "Development", Depoliticisation and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho. This book contained an anthropological analysis of the disproportionately large donor-driven development machinery in this small landlocked country in southern Africa. Its implications had profound ...

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