ANTH 320 Notes 3/31/16
ANTH 320 Notes 3/31/16 ANTH 320
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ANTH 320 Notes 3/31/16 - Research phase 3: proposal for alternative development o Address hardship from specific region and propose possible solution (conventional- What you think most people would suggest (1000 words, 3 pgs.) o Include indicator that would signify success (make up data, but should be reasonable) o Know it will most likely fail - Development vs entrepreneurship: o Development views “underdeveloped” regions as lacking infrastructure and knowledge o Experts help by empowering poor ( gives them infrastructure and knowledge) o Entrepreneurs dependent on different variables: Microcredit: necessary capital for projects Experienced sellers get incentives Work within models known to be successful (risk in moderation) Take into account social relations - Is development necessary in active market economies? o Peasants and artisans look past tradition o Is development rigged against poor? o Different wants of entrepreneurs - Andean Entrepreneurs: Indigenous Otavaleños o 1400’s: purchased own freedom from Inca with trade goods they produced o 1600’s: Spanish looms from when forced to work in shops o 1920’s: commercial knock-offs of Scottish knitted sweaters o 1980’s: used unemployed to increase sweater output during Ecuadorian recession o 1990’s: created own export company by air to avoid outside workers/middlemen o 2000’s: commercial knock-offs of president’s shirt o Illustrates constant innovation