Anthropology, Development and the Post-Modern Challenge (Anthropology, Culture and Society)

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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.

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Katy Gardner is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex and is the author of several books including Global Migrants, Local Lives (1995) and Songs at the River’s Edge (Pluto Press, 1997). David Lewis is Lecturer in Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is author of several books including Trading the Silver Seed (1996) and International Perspectives on Voluntary Action (1999).

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A well-crafted, sensitive, reflective and constructive book. It is highly recommended.' --Development Policy Review ‘ A comprehensive overview of the history of development and anthropology's relationship to it, including a discussion of applied anthropology – a branch often ignored by anthropologists working within academe.’ --Journal of Peace Research

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