Culture and public action

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Permanent Black, Distributed [in the US] by Stanford University Press , Delhi, Standford, Calif
Culture., Economic development -- Social aspects., Developing countries -- Cultural po
Statementedited by Vijayendra Rao & Michael Walton.
ContributionsRao, Vijayendra., Walton, Michael, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM621 .C8575 2004b
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 442 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20146791M

Culture and Public Action includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, which examine the role of culture in community-based development, ethnic conflict, famine relief, gender discrimination, and HIV-AIDS policy.

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The editors conclude by proposing how a cultural lens can better inform future research and public policy on development. The editors conclude by proposing how a “cultural lens” can better inform future research and public policy on development.

Accessible, balanced, and engaging, this book will be of interest to anyone concerned with the relationship between culture and economics, and the design and implementation of development policy. among the social sciences—on equal terms—on “why”and “how”culture matters for development and the implications of this for public action.

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People forget things—a name, where they put their keys, a phone number—and yet what is dismissed as a minor inconvenience at 25 years of. culture's causal effects, it focuses on "strate-gies of action," persistent ways of ordering action through time.

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