The need for an effective development ethics

Journal of Global Ethics 10 (3):297-303 (2014)

Anna Malavisi
Michigan State University
Development is entrenched within a Western, hegemonic framework. This can lead one to wonder if development ethics is, in fact, possible. Too many decisions are made and too many policies dominate an international development agenda that are guided by economic forces and national self-interests. Although development ethics has attempted to break through this situation, it has not had the impact that is needed. The current practice of ethics in development is too weak to have the impact needed to generate truly desirable change. In this paper, I offer some reflections and argue for a strong ethical approach in development
Keywords Development ethics  International development  political responsibility  applied ethics
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DOI 10.1080/17449626.2014.974110
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