Notes on contributors.- Introduction.- Conflictive domains of globalization and development; D. Kalb, W. Pansters, H. Siebers.- 1. Time and contention in 'the great globalization debate'; D. Kalb.- 2. Ways forward in livelihood research; M. Kaag.- 3. Identity formation: Issues, challenges and tools; H. Siebers.- 4. Governance in action. Some theoretical and practical reflections on a key concept; M. Nuijten.- 5. Transcending the nation. Explorations of transnationalism as a concept and phenomenon; V. Mazzucato.- 6. Unpacking and re-packing knowledge in development; K. Jansen
This book is a collective effort by researchers affiliated with the CERES Research School in Development Studies in the Netherlands. These experts discuss themes and concepts crucial to the overlapping fields of globalization and development research. Individual chapters examine the notions and issues of globalization, livelihood, identity, governance, transnationalism, and knowledge.