Culture and Public Action
Edited by Vijayendra Rao and Michael Walton

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Untitled Document Table of Contents for Culture and Public Action

1. Introduction and Overview: Culture and Public Action, by Vijayendra Rao and Michael Walton

2. How Does Culture Matter? By Amartya Sen

3. The Capacity to Aspire: Culture and the Terms of Recognition, by Arjun Appadurai

4. Traditional Culture, Let’s Hear No More About It, by Mary Douglas

5. Appendix to Mary Douglas, by Marco Verweij

6. Social, Cultural, and Economic Values of Cultural Goods, by Arjo Klamer

7. Cultural Obstacles to Economic Development: Not Necessarily Real, Often Transitory, by Timur Kuran

8. HIV/AIDS and Culture: Implications for Policy, by Carol Jenkins

9. Participatory Development: Where Culture Creeps in, by Anita Abraham and Jean-Philippe Platteau

10. State Policies and Women’s Autonomy in China, The Republic of Korea, and India: 1950-2000: Lessons from Contrasting Experiences, by Monica Das Gupta

11. Relief and an Understanding of Local Knowledge: The Case of Southern Sudan, by Simon Harragin

12. Political Culture and Development, by Fernando Calderon

13. The Mayan Movement and National Culture in Guatamala, by Shelton Davis

14. The Intellectual History of Culture and Development Institutions, by Lourdes Arizpe

15. Culture, Poverty, and External Intervention, by Sabina Alkire

16. Conclusion: Culture and Public Action, by Vijayendra Rao and Michael Walton