Anthropology Development - Edelman; Haugerud
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"The Anthropology of Development and Globalization" is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field's classical origins to today's debates about the "magic" of the free market. Explores the foundations of the anthropology of development, a field newly animated by theories of globalization and transnationalism Framed by an encyclopedic introduction that will prove indispensable to students and experts alike Includes readings ranging from Weber and Marx and Engels to contemporary works on the politics of development knowledge,…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
"The Anthropology of Development and Globalization" is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field's classical origins to today's debates about the "magic" of the free market. Explores the foundations of the anthropology of development, a field newly animated by theories of globalization and transnationalism Framed by an encyclopedic introduction that will prove indispensable to students and experts alike Includes readings ranging from Weber and Marx and Engels to contemporary works on the politics of development knowledge, consumption, environment, gender, international NGO networks, the IMF, campaigns to reform the World Bank, the collapse of socialism, and the limits of "post-developmentalism" Fills a crucial gap in the literature by mingling historical, cultural, political, and economic perspectives on development and globalization Present a wide range of theoretical approaches and topics
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 418
  • Erscheinungstermin: 30. Dezember 2004
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 718g
  • ISBN-13: 9780631228806
  • ISBN-10: 0631228802
  • Artikelnr.: 21263964
Autorenporträt
Marc Edelman is Professor of Anthropology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Angelique Haugerud is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University.
Inhaltsangabe
Part I: Classical Foundations.

Part II: What is "Development"? Twentieth-CenturyDebates.

Part III: From Development to Globalization.

Part IV: Consumption, Markets, Culture.

Part V: Gender, Work, and Networks.

Part VI: Nature, Environment, and Biotechnology.

Part VII: Inside Development Institutions.

Part VIII: Development Alternatives, Alternatives toDevelopment?
Rezensionen
"Anthropology is nothing unless also concerned withcontemporary social and political questions. Edelman andHaugerud's set of readings and wide-ranging, authoritativeintroduction will be indispensable to scholars and practitionersalike."
Ralph Grillo, University of Sussex

"Enhanced by the editors' knowledgeableintroduction, which draws attention to anthropology'ssilences as well as engagements with classical and contemporarypolitical economy, this comprehensive anthology will be of greatvalue to scholars, students, and practitioners."
Sara Berry, Johns Hopkins University

"Certainly, it enriches our understanding of developmentby signalling the interdisciplinary sensibilities of developmentstudies scholarship as well as the complex interplay of politicaleconomy, history and culture that shapes developmentprocesses."
Development and Change