Tag: World Bank

Defining Wellbeing: Tensions in the World Bank’s approach to Universal Health Coverage by Marlee Tichenor

Marlee Tichenor , May 25th, 2020

Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes.  “Health for…


Ep. #15 Designing agency: Vijayendra Rao talks development, anthropology, and making social change

Ian Pollock , May 27th, 2018

Vijayendra Rao, the lead economist at the World Bank in the research department, talks to our own Ian Pollock about the role that anthropology and ethnography could play in helping…

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Inequality and “the Global Question”

Kenneth McGill , June 9th, 2016

To mark the publication of Global Inequality, the first book in UTP’s new Anthropological Insights series, author Kenneth McGill explains the process of writing a book about inequality…

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Globalization: Beyond Discontent

Maximilian Forte , April 25th, 2016

On Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2003). Globalization and its Discontents. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. “Today, globalization is being challenged around the world….for millions of people globalization…


The Financialization of Ebola by Susan L. Erikson

Susan L. Erikson , November 11th, 2015

Original Ebola Virus Image by Frederick A. Murphy/CDC; downloaded November 3, 2015. Modification to image by Lukas Henne, November 3, 2015. Far away from the frontlines of the…


anthro in the news 6/8/15

anthropologyworks , June 7th, 2015

Porn-driven female genital esthetics The Globe and Mail reported on growing industry in women’s genital esthetics, illustrating its point with some details about genital-area waxing and skin t…


DC event: Opening the Black Box, The Contextual Drivers of Social Accountability