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Anthropological perspectives on local development, knowledge and sentiments in conflict, edited by Simone Abram and Jacqueline Waldren

Summary
This collection examines the conflicts and realities of development at a local, empirical level. It provides a series of case studies which illuminate the attitudes and actions all of those involved in local development schemes
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Introduction: anthropological perspectives on local development; Discourses on development in Malaysia; Sex for leisure: modernity among female bar workers in Tanzania; State vs. locality: the new Slovene-Croat state border in the Upper Kolpa valley; From economism to culturalism: the social and cultural construction of risk in the River Esera (Spain); Contested space: planners, tourists, developers and environmentalists in Malta; The road to ruin: the politics of development in the Balearic Islands
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Conference papers presented in a workshop at the 1996 EASA Conference in Barcelona
Physical Description
1 online resource (177 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780113467235

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