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The Resource An anthropological critique of development : the growth of ignorance, edited by Mark Hobart

An anthropological critique of development : the growth of ignorance, edited by Mark Hobart

Label
An anthropological critique of development : the growth of ignorance
Title
An anthropological critique of development
Title remainder
the growth of ignorance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mark Hobart
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Challenges the utopian view of Western knowledge as uniquely successful in its application to economic and social development. The contributors offer an enthographic critique using case studies from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
303.48/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GN366
LC item number
.A58 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Hobart, Mark
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  • Acculturation
  • Intercultural communication
  • Technical assistance
  • Economic development
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Acculturation
  • Economic development
  • Intercultural communication
  • Knowledge, Sociology of
  • Technical assistance
Label
An anthropological critique of development : the growth of ignorance, edited by Mark Hobart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Preface; Introduction: the growth of ignorance?; Segmentary knowledge: a Whalsay sketch; Processes and limitations of Dogon agricultural knowledge; Cultivation: knowledge or performance?; His lordship at the Cobblers' well; Is death the same everywhere? contexts of knowing and doubting; Scapegoat and magic charm: law in development theory and practice; Knowledge and ignorance in the practices of development policy; The negotiation of knowledge and ignorance in China's development strategy
Control code
647379659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610442744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4324/9780203410219
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647379659
Label
An anthropological critique of development : the growth of ignorance, edited by Mark Hobart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Preface; Introduction: the growth of ignorance?; Segmentary knowledge: a Whalsay sketch; Processes and limitations of Dogon agricultural knowledge; Cultivation: knowledge or performance?; His lordship at the Cobblers' well; Is death the same everywhere? contexts of knowing and doubting; Scapegoat and magic charm: law in development theory and practice; Knowledge and ignorance in the practices of development policy; The negotiation of knowledge and ignorance in China's development strategy
Control code
647379659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610442744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4324/9780203410219
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647379659

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