Anthropology Through Development: Putting Development Theory into Practice,

Pollard, Amy and Street, Alice (2010) Anthropology Through Development: Putting Development Theory into Practice,. Anthropology Matters, 12 (2).

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Abstract

This special issue of Anthropology Matters frames the canonical question for development anthropologists in reverse. Instead of asking how anthropological theory might be put into practice in development, it asks how engagements with development policy and practice might transform anthropology. What kinds of theoretical insights have emerged from the anthropology of development? What does the overlapping language of anthropology and development mean for ethnographic methodology? How do relationships between anthropologists and development professionals affect the research process? What can anthropologists learn from development work?

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Anthropology
Depositing User: Alice Street
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 15:10
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2012 09:33
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10695
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