'Development' is usually a means of trying to suture the complexities and inequalities of the modern world by reducing them — however counter-productive the results — to instrumental and technologically-driven terms. Rethinking the issues using a variety of theoretical and disciplinary approaches exposes the intellectual poverty of much existing work.


Introduction: the growth of ignorance? (1993)


Black umbrellas (2007)

Is development really part of media studies? (1999, unpub.)

Discerning disorder (1990 unpub.)

The elixir of mortality (1987 unpub.)

Metaphors and metaphysics in Balinese development (1986 unpub.) 

© Mark Hobart 2015