Key terms colonialism The political, social, economic, and cultural domination of a territory and its people by a foreign power for an extended time. development anthropology The branch of applied anthropology that focuses on social issues in, and the cultural dimension of, economic development. green revolution Agricultural development based on chemical fertilizers, pesticides, twentieth-century cultivation techniques, and new crop varieties such as IR-8 (miracle rice). increased equity A reduction in absolute poverty and a fairer (more even) distribution of wealth. intervention philosophy
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2009 for the course ANTHRO 106 taught by Professor Harper during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).