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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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social anthropology, NGOs, non-government organizations, civil society, ethnography, ethnographic fieldwork, engagement, social movements.
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NGOgraphies: Ethnographic Reflections on NGOs
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Lashaw, Amanda; Vannier, Christian; Sampson, Steven; ; and
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1 - 14
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University of Alabama Press
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978-0-8173-9153-9
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English
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  author       = {Sampson, Steven},
  editor       = {Lashaw, Amanda and Vannier, Christian and Sampson, Steven},
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  keyword      = {social anthropology,NGOs,non-government organizations,civil society,ethnography,ethnographic fieldwork,engagement,social movements.},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {11},
  pages        = {1--14},
  publisher    = {University of Alabama Press},
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  title        = {INTRODUCTION: ENGAGEMENTS AND ENTANGLEMENTS IN THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF NGOS},
  year         = {2017},
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