The Idea of Development: Major Issues and Approaches

  • Suparna Parya


The following article examines the major perspectives of development studies on the basis of the available literature reviews to conceptualize the essential ideas of development. The following shows that there is no central idea of the term development. It is multifaceted and relative term which shifts its ideas across various times and spaces; actors; agencies of development. The article also tried to shown the criticisms has been faces by different perspectives by different discourses of development due to their inherent problems.

Jun 29, 2015
How to Cite
PARYA, Suparna. The Idea of Development: Major Issues and Approaches. Society Today: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Science, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 38-45, june 2015. ISSN 2319-3328. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 02 dec. 2020.