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The Ethno-photographer. Part II.

Publié le 12 juin, 2011 | Pas de commentaires
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The Ethno-photographer. Part II.

This second part of the article adresses the photographic technique and the analysis process of collected information as part of an anthropological research report on poverty in Senegal (Dakar) and Ethiopia (Dire Dawa). Joost J. Bakker, sans titre, 2010 Certains droits réservés. The principle of observation through photography Visual observation is a cultural process. For […]

The Ethno-photographer. Part I.

Publié le 13 février, 2011 | Pas de commentaires
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The Ethno-photographer. Part I.

This series of two articles discusses the practice and use of photography as part of anthropological research report on poverty in Senegal (Dakar) and Ethiopia (Dire Dawa). The analysis focuses on the scientific value of the information provided by photos as an ethnographic document. The research field of the anthropologist constitutes a complex environment. Moreover, […]

Stop! Food Insecurity and Social Injustice

Publié le 1 avril, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Stop! Food Insecurity and Social Injustice

The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto is a unique service that approaches the issue of food security by integrating nutrition, the environment, and social justice. The Stop illustrates the integrated approach necessary for dealing with the problems of rising fuel costs, the loss of agricultural land to biofuel production and social inequity. Jeffrey, Food, […]

Can the Poor be Insured Against Climate Change?

Publié le 1 février, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Can the Poor be Insured Against Climate Change?

Moving into the XXI century, images of lives devastated by floods in Asia, droughts in Africa and cyclones in Central America are becoming increasingly familiar, reminding us of how vulnerable people in developing countries are to climate change. Considering the hardships these people face every time a catastrophe dawns on them, could they not perhaps […]