The Developmental State (DS) – a contrastive and contested concept
Séminaire avec Linda Weiss (Professor Emeritus à l’Université de Sydney, Directrice d’étude invitée à l’EHESS)
In this seminar we turn our attention to the Developmental State and how – as concept and empirical case – it has advanced theoretical and policy concerns about economic development. We begin by examining the historical context in which the Developmental State concept emerged and how it deviated from the dominant economic orthodoxy of the day. We then examine the constitutive features of the developmental state before addressing some of the controversies to which its analysis has given rise.
This talk will focus on three aspects of the debate:
- DS as contrastive concept (Johnson’s seminal work on Japan and its historical context).
- How it differs from other states: constitutive features of the Developmental State
- Whether it has outlived its usefulness: DS evolution or demise? (briefly)
Lundi 2 mai 2016 de 18 h à 20 h
Salle 638, 6e étage, EHESS, 190-198 avenue de France, 75013 Paris
Ce séminaire est le premier d’une série d’intervention de Linda Weiss à l’EHESS. Pour plus d’information, consultez le programme complet.