The Anthropology of Development and Globalization: From Classical Political Economy to Contemporary Neoliberalism
January 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
Part II: What is "Development"? Twentieth-Century Debates.
Part III: From Development to Globalization.
Part IV: Consumption, Markets, Culture.
Part V: Gender, Work, and Networks.
Part VI: Nature, Environment, and Biotechnology.
Part VII: Inside Development Institutions.
Part VIII: Development Alternatives, Alternatives to Development?
Angelique Haugerud is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University.
- Explores the foundations of the anthropology of development, a field newly animated by theories of globalization and transnationalism
- Framed by an encyclopedic introduction that will prove indispensable to students and experts alike
- Includes readings ranging from Weber and Marx and Engels to contemporary works on the politics of development knowledge, consumption, environment, gender, international NGO networks, the IMF, campaigns to reform the World Bank, the collapse of socialism, and the limits of “post-developmentalism”
- Fills a crucial gap in the literature by mingling historical, cultural, political, and economic perspectives on development and globalization
- Present a wide range of theoretical approaches and topics
“Certainly, it enriches our understanding of development by signalling the interdisciplinary sensibilities of development studies scholarship as well as the complex interplay of political economy, history and culture that shapes development processes.”
(Development and Change)
–Ralph Grillo, University of Sussex
“Enhanced by the editors’ knowledgeable introduction, which draws attention to anthropology’s silences as well as engagements with classical and contemporary political economy, this comprehensive anthology will be of great value to scholars, students, and practitioners.”
–Sara Berry, Johns Hopkins University