Author:Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan

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Anthropology and Development: Understanding Contemporary

By: Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan

Price: $27.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018

Seller ID: 701984

ISBN: 8131609537

Condition: New


The central purpose of this book is to re-establish the relevance of anthropological (and indeed sociological) approaches to development processes and, pari passu, persuading anthropology to recognise that the study of contemporary development ought to be one of its principal concerns. Professor Olivier de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of change and development that is a deeply empirical, multidimensional, diachronic study of social groups and their interactions, combining analysis of social practices and consciousness. It has, in his view, simultaneously to be a political anthropolog... View more info