The Power of Labelling
Editor Joy Moncrieffe and Rosalind Eyben
How People are Categorized and Why It Matters
This book gives a comprehensive examination of how labels such as 'The Poor' or 'Asylum Seeker' are created and applied and how these labels shape power relations in development and aid work. It is Authored by leading development practitioners and researchers from the Institute of Development Studies and including international case studies addressing gender, race, religion, poverty and power in various contexts
Also included are hands-on recommendations for tackling stigmatizing labels and methods for creating new, empowering labels and constructive ways to frame development problems.
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