International Development : Consideration of how anthropologists have used ethnographic methods to evaluate, criticize and reform development. Drawing on ethnographies of “Big D” development, as well as small-scale grassroots initiatives, exploration of how qualitative methods have been used to strengthen development practice from within and deconstruct development ideology from without. Topics include state driven, participatory and internationally sponsored development; gender; “aidnography”; neoliberalism; markets and microcredit.
Terms: Winter 2024
Instructors: Kraichati, Cyntia (Winter)