Criticism of development escobar contends in his 1995 book encountering development the making and unmaking of the third world that international development became a mechanism of control comparable to colonialism or cultural imperialism that poor countries had little means of declining politely. Encountering development the making and unmaking finally i incorporate throughout the text accounts of third world scholars many of whom tell stories that are less mediated by the needs of the us and european academy only in this way could the american dream of. Encountering development chapter one by arturo escobar 1 dominance of western perspectives only from a certain western perspective does this description make sense that it exists at all is more a sign of power over the third world than a truth about it it is important to highlight for now that the deployment of this discourse in a world . Encountering development was prompted by a sense of puzzlement over the assumption virtually unchal lenged in the dominant discourse for almost 50 years that the industrialized nations of north america and europe provide appropriate models for the so called third world. Arturo escobars ideas are best summed up in his 1995 book encountering development photograph dan sears unc news services only ever allowing poor people a future that the rich could imagine
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