DSA President 1996–1998.
Special Issue Article
Drivers of development over the next 30 years: Some speculations
Article first published online: 29 JUL 2009
Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Journal of International Development
Special Issue: Development Studies Association Conference 2008: Development's Invisible Hands
Volume 21, Issue 6, pages 772–775, August 2009
How to Cite
Harriss, J. (2009), Drivers of development over the next 30 years: Some speculations. J. Int. Dev., 21: 772–775. doi: 10.1002/jid.1615
- Issue published online: 29 JUL 2009
- Article first published online: 29 JUL 2009
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- double movement;
- new middle class
Class relationships are amongst the fundamental drivers of development, and it is argued here that over the next 30 years a major influence on the pattern and path of development will be exerted by the rise of the ‘new middle classes’ of Asia. At the same time, in the context of the blocked transition of the present, it seems unlikely that those who are marginalised and excluded will be able adequately to organise resistance, much less change structures of power, but poverty will be managed through welfare interventions like India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Copyright © 2009 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.