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INTRODUCTION: ENGAGEMENTS AND ENTANGLEMENTS IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF NGOS

Sampson, Steven LU (2017) In NGOgraphies: Ethnographic Reflections on NGOs p.1-14
Abstract
Introductory chapter to anthology, 'Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs' Ed. by Amanda Lashaw, Steven Sampson, and Christian Vannier, Under review-in press with Univ of Alabama Press., November 2015. Presented at the Roundtable on NGOgraphy, American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Denver, 17 November 2015. This chapter describes the dialectic between fieldwork engagement and ethnographic analysis of working with NGOs. In all the chapters in this collection, anthropologists must work out their relationship to the NGOs that they study, balancing engagement, support, objectivity, analysis, and reflection.
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Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding
publication status
published
subject
keywords
social anthropology, NGOs, non-government organizations, civil society, ethnography, ethnographic fieldwork, engagement, social movements.
categories
Higher Education
host publication
From Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs
series title
NGOgraphies: Ethnographic Reflections on NGOs
editor
Lashaw, Amanda ; Vannier, Christian ; Sampson, Steven ; ; and
pages
1 - 14
publisher
University of Alabama Press
external identifiers
  • scopus:85058740632
ISBN
978-0-8173-1968-7
978-0-8173-9153-9
language
English
LU publication?
yes
additional info
This is a DRAFT introductory chapter to a collection of articles on the anthropology of NGOs, of which I am a co-editor. The book has been published by University of Alabama Press in November 2017. The text of this chapter hias been slightly altered in the final publication. This chapter was presented at the Roundtable on NGOgraphies at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings in Denver, November 2015 contact the author at steven.sampson@soc.Lu.se
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43882165-6605-4fe6-8de6-ad4f478c17b7 (old id 8498831)
date added to LUP
2016-04-04 11:39:11
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  author       = {Sampson, Steven},
  booktitle    = {From Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs},
  editor       = {Lashaw, Amanda and Vannier, Christian and Sampson, Steven},
  isbn         = {978-0-8173-1968-7},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {11},
  pages        = {1--14},
  publisher    = {University of Alabama Press},
  series       = {NGOgraphies: Ethnographic Reflections on NGOs},
  title        = {INTRODUCTION: ENGAGEMENTS AND ENTANGLEMENTS IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF NGOS},
  url          = {https://lup.lub.lu.se/search/ws/files/5823892/8498832.docx},
  year         = {2017},
}