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Development Anthropology

1st Edition

By Riall Nolan


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Development Anthropology is a detailed examination of how anthropology is used in international development projects. Written from a practitioner's standpoint, and containing numerous examples and case studies, the book aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of what development anthropologists do, how they do it, and what problems t

Table of Contents

PART ONE ANTHROPOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT, 1 Anthropology as a Science of Discovery, 2 The Rise of the Development Industry, 3 Putting Anthropology to Work, PART TWO DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS EXAMINED, 4 The Nature of Development Projects, 5 Information in Project Development, 6 Framing Projects, 7 Managing Projects, 8 Assessing Projects, PART THREE THE WAY AHEAD, 9 Reforming the Development Industry, 10 Redirecting Anthropology, 11 A New Development Paradigm?

About the Author

Riall Nolan is a social anthropologist and international development specialist. A former Fulbright Scholar, he has lived and worked overseas for nearly twenty years, in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union. He has worked for a variety of development agencies, including Peace Corps, USAID, the World Bank, UNESCO, and several NGOs and private consulting firms. In addition to project design and management, his work has included training, needs assessment, policy analysis, and grassroots extension work. Today, he is an Associate Provost at the University of Cincinnati, and the Director of the Institute for Global Studies and Affairs.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General