The Development Anthropology
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Development Anthropology by Marc Edelman
Book DescriptionThe 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631228790
(266mm x 188mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marc Edelman
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Readers of this book will encounter little-known transnational agrarian movements of the early twentieth century as well as more recent, high-profile global alliances, such as Via Campesina.
Social Democracy in the Global Periphery, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Marc Edelman
Studies how and why socio-economic development combines with democracy in some capitalist developing countries.
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Author Biography - Marc Edelman
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.
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