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Practising development : social science perspectives / edited by Johan Pottier.

Contributor(s): Pottier, JohanMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993. Description: 1 online resource (x, 222 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0585448817; 9780585448817; 0203420705; 9780203420706; 9780415089104; 0415089107; 9780415089111; 0415089115; 1280321520; 9781280321528; 1134879318; 9781134879311Subject(s): Applied anthropology | Social sciences -- Methodology | Community development -- Case studies | Economic development projects -- Case studies | Anthropologie appliquée | Sciences sociales -- Méthodologie | Développement communautaire -- Cas, Études de | Projets de développement économique -- Cas, Études de | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | Applied anthropology | Community development | Economic development projects | Social sciences -- Methodology | Angewandte Anthropologie | Aufsatzsammlung | Entwicklungsprojekt | Politikberatung | Sozialwissenschaften | Culturele antropologie | Wetenschappelijke technieken | Communities DevelopmentGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | Case studies. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Practising development.DDC classification: 307.1/4 LOC classification: GN397.5 | .P74 1993ebOther classification: 73.03 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction : development in practice : assessing social science perspectives ; The role of ethnography in project appraisal / Johan Pottier -- Agencies and young people : runaways and young homeless in Wales / Susan Hutson and Mark Liddiard -- Anthropologists or anthropology? : the Band Aid perspective on developmental projects / Bill Garber and Penny Jenden -- Anthropology and appraisal : the preparation of two IFAD pastoral developmental projects in Niger and Mali / David Seddon -- Development in Madura : an anthropological approach / Margaret Casey -- Project appraisals : the need for methodological guidelines / Geoff Griffith -- Anthropology in farming systems research : a participant observer in Zambia / Philip Gatter -- Representing knowledge : the 'new farmer' in research fashions / James Fairhead.
'Eze-vu' : success through evaluation : lessons from a primary health-care project in North Yemen / Tim Morris.
Summary: Throughout the 1980s there have been calls, often from development organizations of global repute, for the incorporation of social science perspectives into the design and management of sustainable development programmes. Practising Development is the first collection to offer first-hand critical assessments of the success and failures found within actual responses to these calls. By combining academic and practical experience from anthropology, development and aid organizations the contributors examine the processes of intervention, the methods by which this intervention can be assessed, and.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : development in practice : assessing social science perspectives ; The role of ethnography in project appraisal / Johan Pottier -- Agencies and young people : runaways and young homeless in Wales / Susan Hutson and Mark Liddiard -- Anthropologists or anthropology? : the Band Aid perspective on developmental projects / Bill Garber and Penny Jenden -- Anthropology and appraisal : the preparation of two IFAD pastoral developmental projects in Niger and Mali / David Seddon -- Development in Madura : an anthropological approach / Margaret Casey -- Project appraisals : the need for methodological guidelines / Geoff Griffith -- Anthropology in farming systems research : a participant observer in Zambia / Philip Gatter -- Representing knowledge : the 'new farmer' in research fashions / James Fairhead.

'Eze-vu' : success through evaluation : lessons from a primary health-care project in North Yemen / Tim Morris.

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Throughout the 1980s there have been calls, often from development organizations of global repute, for the incorporation of social science perspectives into the design and management of sustainable development programmes. Practising Development is the first collection to offer first-hand critical assessments of the success and failures found within actual responses to these calls. By combining academic and practical experience from anthropology, development and aid organizations the contributors examine the processes of intervention, the methods by which this intervention can be assessed, and.

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