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Anthropology, Development and Modernities

by Alberto Arce

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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ISBN 100415204992
ISBN 109780415204996

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Against those who have taken anthropologists to task for flirting with the metanarratives of modernity, this article argues that it is incumbent on them to engage with both modernity and modernist narratives far more directly and explicitly than in the past. This holds even, or especially, for those who, in positing a notion of multiple modernities, have managed to hold Cited by: To many Westerners, the disappearance of African traditions of witchcraft might seem inevitable wuth continued modernization. In The Modernity of Witchcraft, Peter Geschieres uses his own experiences among the Maka and in other parts of eastern and southern Cameroon, as well as other anthropological research, to argue that contemporary ideas and practices of witchcraft .


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Alberto Arce and Norman Long are both based in the Department of Sociology at Wageningen University in the the Netherlands. Alberto Arce's research focuses on agricultural and environmental issues.

Norman Long has developed an actor-oriented and interface approach to studying development and social change. Both have published by: Anthropology, Development and Modernities deals with the realities of people's everyday lives and dilemmas.

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Etnography can show how people's own agency transform, recast and complicates the modernities they experience. What one learns from ethnographic tradition as applied to development is that an. Anthropology, Development and Modernities deals with the realities of people’s everyday lives and dilemmas.

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Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourse, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. [Alberto Arce; Norman Long] -- This book provides a critical review of the varied interpretations of modernity and development supported by original case studies from the Netherlands, the former USSR, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and.

Anthropology, Development and Modernities book. Exploring Discourse, Counter-Tendencies and Violence DOI link for Anthropology, Development and Modernities. Anthropology, Development and Modernities book. Exploring Discourse, Counter-Tendencies and Violence. Edited By Alberto Arce, Norman Long.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published Cited by: 4. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring Discourse, Counter-Tendencies and Violence (Paperback) at ‘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: Anthropology, development, and modernities: exploring discourses, counter-tendencies, and violence.

[Alberto Arce; Norman Long;] -- "While the diffusion of modernity and the spread of development schemes may bring prosperity, optimism and opportunity for some, for others it has brought poverty, a deterioration in quality of life.

While the diffusion of modernity and the spread of development schemes may bring prosperity, optimism and opportunity for some, for others it has brought poverty, a deterioration in quality of life and has given rise to violence. This collection brings an anthropological perspective to bear on understanding the diverse modernities we face in the contemporary world.

It provides a. The book outlines the evolution of both applied anthropology and international development and their involvement with each other throughout the latter half of the twentieth century. It focuses on how development projects work and how anthropology is used in.

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For some, modernity and development has brought prosperity, optimism and opportunity, but for others it has brought poverty and a falling quality of by: 'Staff publications' is the digital repository of Wageningen University & Research Anthropology, Development and Modernities: Exploring discourses, counter tendencies and violence: optimism and opportunity, but for others it has brought poverty and a falling quality of life.

This book provides a crucial review of the varied Cited by: Economic Anthropology & Development. Abeyratne, Sirimal. Economic change and political conflict in developing countries: with special reference to Sri Lanka. Arce, Alberto & Norman Long (eds). Anthropology, development and modernities: exploring discourses, counter‐tendencies and violence.

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