Labelling in Development Policy: Essays in Honour of Bernard Schaffer :: Geof Wood

Labelling in Development Policy: Essays in Honour of Bernard Schaffer :: Geof Wood soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!

London, Beverley Hills & New Delhi: SAGE, 1985, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Number 16/3 in the series. Includes: Tables;

From the cover: Labelling is an instrument of power by which the relationships between class interests and institutional processes are constructed and sustained. To the extent that labelling shelters behind an ideology of rationality, through the scientific definition of peoples problems, it avoids being perceived as prejudice but is seen as natural and objectively true.

As labelling is a generic process in society, Labelling in Development Policy does not address the issue of whether or not we label people, but which labels are created, and whose labels prevail to …

In the SAGE Development Studies series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Previous owners’ name to the pastedown.

Black boards. 178 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Social Science catalogue?

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