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Orjinal Araştırma Makalesi | Düzce İktisat Dergisi 2020, Cil. 1(1) 11-23

The Evolution of Development Discourse and the Meaning of Development-I: 1950-1980

Furkan TÜZÜN

ss. 11 - 23   |  Makale No: dİd.2020.003

Yayın tarihi: Aralık 31, 2020  |   Okunma Sayısı: 39  |  İndirilme Sayısı: 181


The mainstream development discourse as well as its objectives and strategies witnessed great evolution since WWII. In every stage of its evolution, the term “development” expanded its meaning, covering more and more economic and social concepts. The present paper aims to identify the evolutionary stages of development with regard to the meaning attached to the discourse since WWII until 1980. Identification of such an evolutionary path helps development thinking to learn from its own history, build future ideas, and therefore show progress. Examining theories and associated political practices within the realm of development discourse for the intended time interval, two observable trends catch attention throughout the evolution of development discourse. One is the trend of disaggregation. New approaches from WWII onwards have continuously developed by disaggregating the total economy into its sub-contents such as agriculture, employment, and poverty. The second one is the trend of development ideas becoming more human-centered over time.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Development, Development Discourse, Development Thinking

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APA 6th edition
TUZUN, F. (2020). The Evolution of Development Discourse and the Meaning of Development-I: 1950-1980 . Düzce İktisat Dergisi, 1(1), 11-23.

TUZUN, F. (2020). The Evolution of Development Discourse and the Meaning of Development-I: 1950-1980 . Düzce İktisat Dergisi, 1(1), pp. 11-23.

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TUZUN, Furkan (2020). "The Evolution of Development Discourse and the Meaning of Development-I: 1950-1980 ". Düzce İktisat Dergisi 1 (1):11-23.


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