Arturo Escobar (Anthropologist)

Arturo Escobar (Anthropologist)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arturo Escobar V. (born in Manizales, Colombia) is a Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests are related to political ecology; the anthropology of development, social movements; Latin American development and politics. Escobar's research uses critical techniques in his provocative analysis of development discourse and practice in general. He also explores possibilities for alternative visions for a postdevelopment era. He is a major figure in the post-development academic discourse, and a serious critic of development practices championed by western industrialized societies.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134946966
  • 9786134946964