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Author Olivier de Sardan, Jean-Pierre.

Uniform Title Anthropologie et developpement. English
Title Anthropology and development : understanding contemporary social change / Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; translated by Antoinette Tidjani Alou.

Imprint London ; New York : Zed Books, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.4096 Ol4a 2005    ---  Available
Description 243 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. (217-235) and index.
Contents Introduction : the three approaches in the anthropology of development -- Socio-anthropology of development : some preliminary statements -- Anthropology, sociology, Africa, and development : a brief historical overview -- A renewal of anthropology? -- Stereotypes, ideologies, and conceptions -- Is an anthropology of innovation possible? -- Developmentist populism and social science populism : ideology, action, knowledge -- Relations of production and modes of economic action -- Development projects and social logic -- Popular knowledge and scientific and technical knowledge -- Mediations and brokerage -- Arenas and strategic games -- Conclusion : the dialogue between social scientists and developers.
Subject Applied anthropology -- Africa.
Social change -- Africa.
Africa -- Social conditions.
ISBN 1842774174 (limp)
9781842774175 (limp)
1842774166 (cased)
9781842774168 (cased)
Standard No. NLGGC 248780433

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