The previous chapter argued that societies and communities get legitimacy from ethical relationships – specifically, being hospitable. In this chapter I argue that development, both as a process and as an outcome, also needs to be ethical – specifically, being inclusive and sustainable.The term development invites much more immediate reaction – negative and positive – than society and community do. It has multiple and sometimes contradictory meanings which people may react to like the smell of roses or the stench of a skunk.
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