21A.400 The Stakes of International Development

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Offers an anthropological perspective on international development. Students consider development, not in policy or technical terms, but through its social and political dynamics and its impacts on daily life. Examines the various histories of, and meanings given to, international development as well as the social organization of aid agencies and projects. Follows examples of specific projects in various parts of the world. Examples: water projects for pastorialists in Africa, factory development in Southeast Asia, and international nature parks in Indonesia.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.400 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Walley.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Fridays in E53-354.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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