Development is both a creator and destroyer of values. Discuss this in relation to gender. NOT less

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Development is both a creator and destroyer of values. Discuss this in relation to gender. NOT less than 2000 words.

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Answer---------------------ABSTRACTThe terminology and practice of development are ambiguous. The term is used bothdescriptively and normatively, and it refers either to goals or to means for reaching these.Moreover, the practice has oscillated from one-dimensional pursuit of economic growth tocomprehensive social engineering to transform societal structures.Development was longconsidered an unalloyed good. As attendant social, cultural, ecological and human costsbecome more evident, however, it is increasingly viewed as a two-edge sword,simultaneously creating and destroying values. It brings material and technological gains andnew freedoms, but also breeds injustice, destroys cultures, damages environments andgeneralizes anomie.More importantly, development engenders value conflicts over themeaning and content of the good life, the basis of justice in society, and the criteria governingthe stance of human societies toward nature.In thinking about, and acting upon, developmentwe need a wisdom to match our sciences. This essay explores possible roads leading tosuch wisdom.1ST --------------------------Trickster tales have existed globally since the earliest times, and nearly everyone recognizes atrickster when one is encountered in a story, whether it be the Monkey King stealing thePeaches of Immortality, Hermes making Apollos cattle walk backwards, or brer Rabbitpulling the stunt with the tar baby. It is not hard to account for their appealthe

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