Masquerades in alternative thinking: The case of education

What is ‘alternative’ about alternative education? This is where I begin. Education is not my area of expertise but I have been a teacher and experienced what it is to teach. That is where I draw my understanding from. I explore the meaning and practice of it from my own experience in tutoring seventh and … Continue reading Masquerades in alternative thinking: The case of education

Post development critiques: the scare-crows of development sector

Use of ‘post-‘ as a prefix to established paradigm like ‘modern’ and in our case ‘development’ is often used as an entry point into advancing an alternative and in most cases a polemical theory. I argue that post-development critiques of development operate in this mode – where they take a polar opposite position on what … Continue reading Post development critiques: the scare-crows of development sector