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Mead - Chapter 22

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Buy and Download Description This item is an edited transcription of an "opening paper" that Mead delivered to a symposium on modernization conducted at the University of Rhode Island. In it she summarizes much that had been learned by anthropologists and others about the phenomenon of planned modernization. She focuses on the three decades following World War II — a period of unprecedented attention to the systematic promotion of modernization and development in what had become known as the "Third World." She examines both positive and negative impacts of organized programs sponsored by governments and non-governmental organizations in the heavily industrialized nations, to bring to economically less developed nations what the former defined as progress. During these three decades numerous approaches were tried, only to be found wanting. Mead does not hesitate to criticize, and spares no academic discipline, including her own. This item is an edited transcription of an "opening paper" that Mead delivered to a symposium on modernization conducted at the University of Rhode Island. In it she summarizes much that had been learned by anthropologists and others about the phe
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