Anthropology, Development and the Post-Modern Challenge

Anthropology, Development and the Post-Modern Challenge

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Through detailed case studies and the issues raised by them, Gardner and Lewis outline key social issues and problems of development, and conclude that anthropological perspectives can contribute positively to development policy and practice.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 135 x 221 x 18mm | 404g
  • Pluto Press (UK)
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0745307469
  • 9780745307466

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"An excellent book to use as a key text for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching ... [It] can help to ameliorate the despair which students of development often feel." ---LSE Magazine"An excellent teaching manual ... It is definitely a book to read." ---L'Homme"I very much enjoyed reading this book. It is clear and well-written and guides the reader easily through some quite complex arguments." ---Social Development Newsletter"A must for anybody interested in human development." ---Journal of Social Sciences (India)show more

About Katy Gardner

Katy Gardner is Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and is the author of several books including Global Migrants, Local Lives: Travel and Transformation in Rural Bangladesh (1995) and Discordant Development (Pluto, 2012). David Lewis is Professor of Social Policy and Development in the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics. He is the author of Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society (2012) and co-editor of The Aid Effect (Pluto, 2005).show more

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