Numero di crediti :9
Settore scientifico disciplinare : MDEA/0/01
Numero di crediti :9
Data inizio corso: Wednesday, 27 February, 2019Semestre : 2° semestre
Students will be able to understand
- the historical relationship between colonialism, development and globalization
- have developed a critical perspective about development and the main concepts of anthropology
- understand the work against poverty ob bilateral and multilateral system of international cooperation
Development cannot be considered only a concept similar to progress and economic growth. The course seeks to understand how cultural and social agendas of development policies are experienced by target communities. The political and economic debates are embedded in the development. So the course has the aim to analyze the impact of globalization in our contemporary world exploring other and more equitable forms of development
Students should have developed a critical knowledge of core concepts in Development Anthropology. They could present a final short research paper demonstrating the adequate understanding of the subject matter
The exam is oral but in special cases it can be also written. For attending and non attending students there are different procedures
Non attending students must study the two books here indicated and uploaded
Attending students can prepare and present at the end of the cours a research paper and for the oral exam they must study only one book here presented (free choice).
presenting a project illustrating the motivation, the plan of the research (problems, objectives) and the relevance of the topic.
Main topics of the course will be discussed during the lessons. Debats and participatory discussions will be privileged. Practical exercise, brainstorming, focus group will be organized starting from articles and essays provided for the occasion. A part of the course will be dedicated to : Project Cycle Management analysing initiatives of hunam sustainable development.
It is recommended to attend assidously the lessons.
A history of Anthropology, Erikssen and Nielsen, PLUTOPRESS second edition
Anthropology of Development, JPO de Sardan, ZEDBOOKS