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David Scott

Ruth and William Lubic Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Department of Anthropology

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Dispossession and Agrarian Politics

Does rural modernization inevitably lead to rising average living standards for a minority at the cost of impoverishment of the majority? The research supported by this award investigates the possibility that the answer to this question is "No," that there are alternative scenarios. Historically, rural development has been a mixed blessing. It has increased national incomes and access to modern amenities.

Severin Fowles

Associate Professor of Anthropology

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