This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 510
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: II
  • Title: Development Anthropology
  • Stream: Development Studies
  • Description:

    The Discourse of Development; Populism, Anthropology and Development; The social logic approach: Norman Long and the rural Anthropology of Development; Socio-anthropology of development: Comparativism: Multiculturalism: Transversality; Role of values and Institutions in Development; Role of Indigenious Knowledge; Anthropologists as Policy Advisers and analysts; Assessment of Social Impact: Evaluation, Advocacy, Technology Development Research.

    Text Books:

    1. S. Abram, and J. Waldren. (eds.) (1998), Anthropological Perspectives on Loca Development: Knowledge and Sentiment in Conflict. New York: Routledge.

    2. A. Alberto and N. Long. (2000), Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourses, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. London: Routledge.

    3. ______, 2000, �Reconfiguring Modernity and Development from an Anthropological Perspective.� In Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourses, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. Edited by A. Alberto and N. Long, London: Routledge.

    4.B. J. Knippers, 1999, Development in Theory and Practice, 2nd EdBoulder: Westview.

    5. _____, 1993, Challenging the Professions: Frontiers for Rural Development. London: Intermediate Technology Publications.

    6. D. Booth, 1994, Rethinking Social Development: Theory, Research and Practice. Essex: Longman Scientific & Technical.

    7. J. Pierre and O. de Sardan, 2005, Anthropology and Development. LondonZed Books

    8. L. Mair, 1984, Anthropology and Development. London: Macmillan.

    9. W.W Rostow, 1960, The Stages of Economic Growth: A Non-communist Manifesto. CambridgeCambridge University Press.

    10. E.F. Schumacher, 1973, Small is Beautiful. London: Blond and Briggs.

     

    Reference books

     

    1. E. Croll, and D. J. Parkin, eds.,1992. Bush base, forest farm: culture, environment and development. London: Routledge.

    2. E. Crewe and Harrison, Ed. Whose Development? London: Zed 1998
    3. A. Escobar, 1995. 
    Encountering development: the making and unmaking of the Third World.

    Princeton: Princeton University Press.
    4. R.D. Grillo, and R.L. Stirrat, (eds.), 1997. 
    Discourses of development: anthropological perspectives.

    Oxford: Berg.Schech, Susan; Haggis, Jane, 2000, Culture, and development: a critical introductionOxford: Blackwell

    5. D. Warren, L. Michael, J. Slikkerveer, and D. Brokensha, (eds.), 1995, The Cultural Dimension of Development:Indigenous Knowledge Systems. London: Intermediate Technology

    Publications.

    6. A. Sen, 1999, Development as Freedom. New York: Anchor/Random House.

  • Text:

    S. Abram, and J. Waldren. (eds.) (1998), Anthropological Perspectives on Loca Development: Knowledge and Sentiment in Conflict. New York: Routledge.^$^ A. Alberto and N. Long. (2000), Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourses, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. London: Routledge.^$^ ______, 2000, “Reconfiguring Modernity and Development from an Anthropological Perspective.” In Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourses, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. Edited by A. Alberto and N. Long, London: Routledge.^$^B. J. Knippers, 1999, Development in Theory and

  • Course References:

    E. Croll, and D. J. Parkin, eds.,1992. Bush base, forest farm: culture, environment and development. London:Routledge.^$^ E. Crewe and Harrison,Ed. Whose Development? London: Zed 1998^$^A. Escobar, 1995. Encountering development: the making and unmaking of the Third World.Princeton: Princeton University Press.^$^R.D. Grillo, and R.L. Stirrat, (eds.), 1997. Discourses of development: anthropological perspectives. Oxford: Berg.Schech, Susan; Haggis, Jane, 2000, Culture, and development: a critical introduction. Oxford: Blackwell^$^D. Warren, L. Michael, J. Slikkerveer, and D. Brokensha, (eds.), 1995, The Cultural Dimension ofDevelopment:Indig