Rhetoric of Global Development and Social Change

PWR 1EP - Winter 2017 - Instructor: Emily Polk

This guide was created to support the PWR class on the rhetoric of global development and social change.  The course seeks to unpack and interrogate the discourses around international development projects and strategies employed towards achieving "social change".  Connections between culture, history, politics, economics and the concepts on the role of capitalism, modernity and globalization will be expolored. 

Background/Reference Sources

5th ed. Los Angeles : SAGE, c2012.
Green Library » Stacks » HC79 .E44 M25 2012
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Green Library » Stacks » HD75 .B525 2010
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource

Recommended books on globalization

These books are examples of anthropological views on globalization and social change

New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Green Library » Stacks » HD9011.7 .E5 F74 2004
This book is available as an ebook - see link in the Searchworks record
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Green Library » Stacks » GT2850 .C853 2005
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
Green Library » Stacks » HF5813 .I4 M39 2003
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Green Library » Stacks » DS796 .H78 C48 2011
2nd ed. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., c2006.
Green Library » Stacks » HF352 .P58 W67 2006

Intergovernmental organizations

Intergovernmental Search Engine
"This is a search engine for students, faculty, researchers, and officials who are doing research in intergovernmental organization topics. The IGO Search searches across hundreds of IGO websites, enabling users to research topics such as active IGOs working on HIV/AIDS in Uganda."

Non-governmental Organizations Search Engine

Non-governmental organizations search
"Search of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) websites. Sites were chosen based on their consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and also collated from University of Minnesota Human Rights Library, Duke University Libraries' NGO Research Guide, and the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO)."