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Anthropology E490/690 -- Anthropology and Development -- Fall 2002

Lecture Schedule and Readings

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TUESDAY

THURSDAY

September 3

Course Introduction

September 5

Our Applied Anthropology Project

September 10

Ethics and Cultural Relativism

  1. SFAA statement on ethics at http://sfaa.net/sfaaethic.htm

  2. NAPA Statement on Ethics at

http://www.aaanet.org/napa/code.html

  3. Read one briefing paper at

http://www.aaanet.org/committees/ethics/bp.htm

September 12

What Are the Problems?

  1. Lappe et al. – Aid as Obstacle

September 17

Who are the Poor?

  Escobar text – Chapter 2

  1. Fitchen – A Day With Mary Crane

September 19

Who are the Poor?

  1. Harrison – Inside the Third World

September 24

Assignment 1 Due, Classroom Presentations

September 26

Film Day

October 1

Applied Anthropologist: Cathy Tucker

October 3

Applied Anthropologist: Eduardo Brondizio

October 8

Development Theories

   All of Rapley text

October 10

Development Theories

  1. Rostow – The Stages of Economic Growth

  2. Foster-Carter – From Rostow to Gunder-Frank

  3. Harrison – Underdevelopment is a State of Mind

October 15

Development Theories

  1. Ferguson – The Anti-Politics Machine

  2. Fricker – Measuring up to Sustainability

October 17

Applied Anthropologist: Stephanie Kane

October 22

Assignment 2 Due, Class Presentations

October 24

Development Practice/Critique

    All of “Tropical Gangsters

October 29

Development Practice/Critique

 The rest of Escobar Text

  1. Goulet – Development Strategy in Sri Lanka

  2.  Shiva – Development, Ecology, and Women

October 31

Development Practice/Critique

  1. Kottak – Culture and “Economic Development”

  2. Fisher – Doing Good? NGO Practices.

November 5

Applied Anthropology

  1. Sacherer – Applied Anthropology and the                      Development Bureaucracy.

  2. Foster – Applied Anthropology

November 7

Applied Anthropology

  1. Nolan – Teaching Anthro as if Jobs Mattered

  2. Angrosino – The evolution of the New Applied   Anthropology

  3. Bushnell – The Art of Practicing Anthropology

November 12

Applied Anthropology – Case Study

  All of Chapin and Threlkeld

November 14

Varieties of Applied Anthropology

November 19

Simulating Development Part 1

  All of “The Big Catch

November 21

NO CLASS  AAA MEETINGS

November 26

Simulating Development Part 2

November 28

NO CLASS  THANKSGIVING

December 3

Research Practicum/Presentations

December 5

Research Practicum/Presentations

December 10

Research Practicum/Presentations

December 12

Research Practicum/Presentations

 

December 19

10:15 AM  Assignments 3 and 4 Due

 

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