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Searching for New Development Strategies-More Basic Issues Involved

Searching for New Development Strategies More Basic Issues Involved? M A Oommen SEARCHING for New Development Strategies: Challenges of Social Summit' by Ignacy Sachs (IS for short) (EPW, July 8, 1995), though written in the context of the UN Social Summit held in Copenhagen in March 1995, raises several basic issues which probably need to be further explored as they relate to new strategies for development. That market mediated economic growth has emerged in the post-cold war era as the unchallenged ideology apparently with no alternative gives considerable significance to any quest or search for alternative paradigms and strategies, This note is not in the nature of a critique, but rather by way of taking a few relevant issues raised by Sachs (indeed from a big lot) lor further discussion in order to promote further investigations.

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