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The neoliberal counter-revolution in development economics / studies re-purposed the idea of development as poverty relief. In contrast, Thandika Mkandawire offered a vision of development grounded in the Bandung Spirit. In very fundamental ways, Mkandawire’s ideas of “development”, “democracy”, and “social policy” differ from the conventional wisdom in the contemporary approaches to these concerns. In…

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Natalia Abril Bonilla  (International Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands) E-mail: abrilbonilla@iss.nl. Title of Paper: Enduring CSR: the social policies of banana companies in rural Colombia. Abstract In the banana producing regions of Colombia, rural communities receive most of their health care, education and housing infrastructure from the CSR programs of the banana trading companies.…