The political, social, economic, and cultural domination of a territory and its people by a foreign power for an extended time.
communism (lower case)
describes a social system in which property is owned by the community and in which people work of the common good
Communism (upper case)
a political movement and doctrine seeking to overthrow capitalism and to establish a form of this governmet such as that which prevailed in the Soviet Union (USSR) from 1917 to 1991.
the branch of applied anthropology that focuses on social issues in, and the cultural dimension of, economic development
agricultural development based on chemical fertilizers, pesticides, 20th-century cultivation techniques, and new crop varieties such as IR-8 ("miracle rice")
a reduction in absolute poverty and a fairer (more even) distribution of wealth
guiding principle of colonialism, conquest, missionization, or development; an ideological justification for outsiders to guide native peoples in specific directions
revival of Adam Smith's classic economic liberalism, the idea that governments should not regulate private enterprise and that free market forces should rule; a currently dominant intervention philosophy
characteristic of development projects that require major changes in people's daily lives, especially ones that interfere with customary subsistence pursuits.
referring to interactions between European nations and the societies they colonized (mainly after 1800); more generally [the definition] may be used to signify a position against imperialism and Eurocentrism.
planning fallacy of viewing less developed countries as an undifferentiated group; ignoring cultural diversity and adopting a uniform approach (often ethnocentric) for very different types of project beneficiaries.
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