Culture and Public Action

ISBN-10: 0804747873
ISBN-13: 9780804747875
Edition: 2004
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Description: Issues are examined in an inter-disciplinary dialogue between distinguished anthropologists and economists and cover community development, famine relief, fundamentalism, HIV-AIDS, discrimination and heritage.

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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 6/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Issues are examined in an inter-disciplinary dialogue between distinguished anthropologists and economists and cover community development, famine relief, fundamentalism, HIV-AIDS, discrimination and heritage.

Preface
Contributors
Culture and Public Action: Relationality, Equality of Agency, and Development
How Does Culture Matter?
The Capacity to Aspire: Culture and the Terms of Recognition
Traditional Culture-Let's Hear No More About It
Appendix to Douglas: Cultural Theory and Development Studies
Cultural Obstacles to Economic Development: Often Overstated, Usually Transitory
Cultural Goods Are Good for More than Their Economic Value
The Intellectual History of Culture and Development Institutions
Culture, Poverty, and External Intervention
Participatory Development: Where Culture Creeps In
State Policies and Women's Agency in China, the Republic of Korea, and India, 1950-2000: Lessons from Contrasting Experiences
HIV/AIDS and Culture: Implications for Policy
Political Culture and Development
Relief and an Understanding of Local Knowledge: The Case of Southern Sudan
The Mayan Movement and National Culture in Guatemala
Conclusion: Implications of a Cultural Lens for Public Policy and Development Thought
References
Index

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