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Responsibility Beyond GrowthA Case for Responsible Stagnation$
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Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781529208177

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001

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The Plurality of Technology and Innovation in the Global South

The Plurality of Technology and Innovation in the Global South

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(p.91) 6 The Plurality of Technology and Innovation in the Global South
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Responsibility Beyond Growth
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Mario Pansera

Keren Naa Abeka Arthur

Andrea Jimenez

Poonam Pandey

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.003.0006

This chapter discuss the implications of Responsible Innovation for the Global South. It highlights the complexity and challenges of innovation in the Global South, drawing on the reflections of anthropologists and post-colonial scholars to consider how responsibility (beyond growth) and RI might be relevant to countries in the Global South, without repeating the patterns of colonization which are contrary to RS’s underlying ethos of care approached to make these concepts. The chapter argues that, being the idea of innovation predominantly a fruit of Western thinking, its application (or imposition) to the Global South is likely to raise conflicts and contestation. The authors conclude the chapter with a call to embrace epistemic plurality and an ethic of care in approaching RS in the Global South.

Keywords:   Global South, epistemic injustice, innovation for development

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