This article examines the assumptions and values behind traditional notions of development. It argues that the optimal status of any community is not the achievement of a specific level of development, but rather the maintenance of an ongoing development process. A community must respond creatively and innovatively to technological, environmental and political changes.
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Reisman, W. Michael, "A Policy-Oriented Approach to Development" (2016). Faculty Scholarship Series. 5308.