ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Anthropology
Course Number: 
241
Institution: 
Smith College
The Anthropology of Development compares three explanatory models -- modernization theory, dependency theory, and indigenous or alternative development -- to understand social change today. Who sponsors development programs and why? How are power, ethnicity, and gender relations affected? How do anthropologists contribute to and critique programs of social and economic development? The course will discuss issues of gender, health care, population growth, and economic empowerment with readings from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Latin America. Prerequisite: ANT 130 or permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 30.
Comments: 
Not open to first-years
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
40354-S14

Course Sections

ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Elliot Fratkin efratkin@smith.edu TTh 10:30-11:50 SEELYE 208