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Anthropology and Development

Anthropology 638

3 credit hours, offered periodically

This course examines the role of anthropology in assessing and furthering development programs in non-North American contexts. It focuses on the relation between anthropology and policy, the development of culturally appropriate intervention strategies, and the ethics of intervention research in comparative perspective. Topics include anthropological perspectives on agriculture, economy, the environment, and population planning.

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