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Chapter 1: A kaleidoscope of ideas for rethinking development in the Global South.- Part I: Globalization, dependencies and new geopolitical scenarios for thinking about development.- Chapter 2: African perspectives on development in the context of a changing international system.- Chapter 3: African Economic Autonomy and International Development Cooperation.- Chapter 4: Deindustrialization, Natural Resources, and New Developmentism: The Case of  Brazil.- Chapter 5: What can be the position of Africa in the contemporary globalisation? A few thoughts in the matter.- Part II: Critique and renewal of development thinking.- Chapter 6: Development Economics from the bubble burst to the search for a new paradigm. A few Historical milestones and theoretical approaches.- Chapter 7: Dead-ends of a development process imposed from above: Deconstruction of the concept of "partnership".- Chapter 8: New Discourses on Development.- Part III: The ecological transition as key factors for change and renewal of development models.- Chapter 9: The Environment and Development Debate in India: The “Greening” of Developmental Discourse.- Chapter 10: The 2030 Agenda, the development of Brazilian territorial dimension and transition vectors for sustainability.- Chapter 11: Nature and alternatives to development in Latin America: contributions for a dialogue.- Part IV: The Role of Culture in New Pathway construction and Sense of Development.- Chapter 12: Culture, resilience and geopolitics of development in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Chapter 13: He and Tianxia, vectors of a new dynamic of China’s development.- Chapter 14: Bhutan & Gross National Happiness.- Chapter 15: The community and the paths of critical thinking in the global periphery: the cases of sumak kawsay/suma qamaña and Ubuntu.- Chapter 16: A women's imaginaries regarding Development and Well-being.- Part V: Knowledges and ideas to build a new sense for development in the Global South.- Chapter 17: Alternative knowledge on the global South.- Chapter 18: Peripheral thought: intellectualities beyond the center.- Conclusion: Paths for rethinking development. Perspectives from the Global South.

About the Author

Rahma Bourqia is director of the National Evaluation Authority in the Higher Council of Education Training and Research (Morocco). She has a PhD in sociology from University of Manchester (UK), and has conducted extensive research on a variety of issues specifically in the areas of political sociology, social and cultural anthropology of the Middle East; gender studies, youth, and sociology of education.

Marcelo Sili is director of the Center for Action and Territorial Development Studies at National University of the South, Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He has a PhD in rural development from the University of Toulouse-Le Mirail (France). 

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