ANTH 449 - Community Development from the Ground Up

  • 3 credits
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Participatory methods in the monitoring and evaluation of development projects, where multiple stakeholders are involved in the process.

Development as an economic process of wealth accumulation, as well as a socio-political process of empowerment.

This course can be applied towards:

Prerequisite

ANTH 100 (Introductory Cultural Anthropology) or ANTH 200 (Cultures and the Global System).

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets, 1st Ed. (1993)
    Kretzmann, John P. and McKnight, John L.
    ISBN: 978-0879461089
  • Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (2012)
    Smith, Linda Tuhiwai
    ISBN: 978-1848139503
  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 30th Anniversary Edition (2000)
    Freire, Paulo
    ISBN: 978-0826412768

Instructors

Patrick Dorion

patrick.dorion@colostate.edu

Patrick Dorion is an applied anthropologist and adjunct professor of anthropology at Colorado State University. Recently he concluded a year-long project working with the Ute Mountain Ute tribe and the U.S. Department of Justice for the Byrne Criminal Justice Grant. His research interests center on economic anthropology and non-market economies; social and criminal justice; and participatory community development approaches. He teaches Cultures in the Global System, Indigenous Peoples of North America, and introductory courses in cultural anthropology.

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