Ethnology of Four Non-Governmental Development Organizations- Oxfam America, Grassroots International, Accion International, and Cultural Survival Inc

Author: Fox, Diana
Year:1998
Pages:348
ISBN:0-7734-8361-6
978-0-7734-8361-3
Price:219.95
A detailed study of the ways in which 4 non-governmental organizations are carving out new approaches to international development. Points to significant areas of reform and underscores the complexity and diversity of the development idea.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface, Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Gathering the Data; 3. Development Reform Ideologies: Institutional Perspectives; 4. Concepts of Alternative Development Projects; 5. The Development project as Home: Imagery in Education and Marketing; 6. The Interpretation of Visuals: Oxfam and Cultural Survival; 7. Conclusion: A New Worldview?; Appendices: Grassroots - Projects and Partners; Oxfam American and Cultural Survival - Additional Projects; Bibliography, Index