Our new issue features a series of articles and a dossier, with a moving and thought-provoking set of materials organized by Jean-Philippe Dedieu on Mohamedou Slahi’s imprisonment and Guantánamo photography in between. Our articles revisit U.S. citizenship law and what the memory wars around the Rape of Nanking involved; our dossier provides a series of essays that review Swedish economist Gunnar Myrdal’s major works over what was a much-noticed and revealing twentieth-century career.
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This post first appeared at Small Precautions. What would a fully integrated “global” history of development entail? It would require Considering all actors in the development process: from the subaltern “objects” of development at one end of the spectrum, to various NGOs and IFIs and transnational corporations in the middle layers, to state elites in the North at the other end – recognizing the politically negotiated nature of each project Looking across all geographies in which development has been deployed: including not just the Continue reading →