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Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs

edited by Amanda Lashaw, Christian Vannier, and Steven Sampson
Format
Book
Published
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2017]
Language
English
Series
NGOgraphies : Ethnographic Reflections on NGOs
ISBN
9780817319687, 0817319689, 9780817391539 (ebook)
Contents
  • Introduction : engagements and entanglements in the anthropology of NGOs / Steven Sampson
  • Anthropologists' encounters with NGOs : critique, collaboration, and conflict / David Lewis
  • NGO fever and donor regimes : Tanzanian feminist activism within landscapes of contradictions / Victoria Bernal
  • Habits of the heart : grassroots "revitalization" and state transformation in Serbia / Theodora Vetta
  • Reformists and revolutionists : social work NGOs and activist struggles in the Czech Republic / Hana Synkova
  • Leveraging supranational civil society : critiquing Czech gender equality policy through academic-NGO collaboration / Karen Kapusta-Pofahl
  • Faith development beyond religion : the NGO as site of Islamic reform / Nermeen Mouftah
  • Interdependent industries and ethical dilemmas : NGOs and volunteer tourism in Cusco, Peru / Aviva Sinervo
  • Rebuilding justice : Jewish philanthropy and the politics of representation in post-Katrina New Orleans / Moshe Kornfeld
  • The ethics and politics of NGO-dependent anthropology / Katherine Lemons
  • The anthropologist and the conservation NGO : dilemmas of and opportunities for engagement / Amanda Woomer
  • Conclusion : a second generation of NGO anthropology / Christian Vannier and Amanda Lashaw.
Description
vi, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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