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Social anthropology and development policy

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Published by Tavistock Publications in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied anthropology -- Congresses.,
  • Economic development -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Ralph Grillo and Alan Rew.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesASA monographs -- 23., A.S.A. monographs -- no. 23.
    ContributionsGrillo, R. D., Rew, Alan, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN397.5 .S65 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17769739M
    ISBN 100422797901, 0422796204

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    D. Brokensha, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2 The Anthropology of Development. Anthropology is involved with development in two quite distinct ways: (a) the anthropology of development, ‘an anthropological analysis of development as a cultural, economic and political process, rather than anthropology in action’ (Gardner and .   “If you want to know what anthropology is, look at what anthropologists do,” write the authors of Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short engaging overview of the field combines an accessible account of some of the discipline’s guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work.

    Katy Gardner is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex and is the author of several books including Global Migrants, Local Lives () and Songs at the River’s Edge (Pluto Press, ). David Lewis is Lecturer in Social Policy at the London School of by: In response, SAGE Reference is publishing the two-volume Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia. Features & Benefits: Two volumes containing approximately signed entries provide users with the most authoritative and thorough reference resource available on anthropology theory, both in terms of breadth and depth of coverage.


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