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Anthropology and Development

Understanding Comtemporary Social Change

by Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Development studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Applied anthropology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social change,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Africa,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8927648M
    ISBN 101842774174
    ISBN 109781842774175


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It will serve as both an innovative reformulation of the field, and as a textbook for many undergraduate and graduate courses at leading universities in Europe and North America.

‘Development is a very complex issue, and social anthropology is best suited to describe this complexity on an empirical basis: this book, by Emma Crewe and Richard Axelby, is a particularly successful and erudite attempt to argue and exemplify such a by:   The four fields—archeological, cultural, linguistic, and physical anthropology—defined most departments in the United States until more recently when four became five with medical anthropology.

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