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The Resource Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou, (electronic resource)

Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou, (electronic resource)

Label
Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change
Title
Anthropology and development
Title remainder
understanding contemporary social change
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This book re-establishes the relevance of mainstream anthropological (and sociological) approaches to development processes and simultaneously recognizes that contemporary development ought to be anthropology?s principal area of study. Professor de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of change and development that is a deeply empirical, multidimensional, diachronic study of social groups and their interactions. The Introduction provides a thought-provoking examination of the principal new approaches that have emerged in the discipline during the 1990s. Part I then makes clear the complexity
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.4/096
Index
index present
LC call number
GN397.7.A35
LC item number
O4413 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=263749
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references p. (217-235) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : the three approaches in the anthropology of development -- Socio-anthropology of development : some preliminary statements -- Anthropology, sociology, Africa, and development : a brief historical overview -- A renewal of anthropology? -- Stereotypes, ideologies, and conceptions -- Is an anthropology of innovation possible? -- Developmentist populism and social science populism : ideology, action, knowledge -- Relations of production and modes of economic action -- Development projects and social logic -- Popular knowledge and scientific and technical knowledge -- Mediations and brokerage -- Arenas and strategic games -- Conclusion : the dialogue between social scientists and developers
Control code
ocn313668857
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848130555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)313668857
Label
Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=263749
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references p. (217-235) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : the three approaches in the anthropology of development -- Socio-anthropology of development : some preliminary statements -- Anthropology, sociology, Africa, and development : a brief historical overview -- A renewal of anthropology? -- Stereotypes, ideologies, and conceptions -- Is an anthropology of innovation possible? -- Developmentist populism and social science populism : ideology, action, knowledge -- Relations of production and modes of economic action -- Development projects and social logic -- Popular knowledge and scientific and technical knowledge -- Mediations and brokerage -- Arenas and strategic games -- Conclusion : the dialogue between social scientists and developers
Control code
ocn313668857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848130555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)313668857

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