Paul Robert Gilbert

Paul Robert Gilbert

Paul Robert Gilbert is a Research Associate at the University of Sussex, and teaches anthropology and development studies at Brunel University and the University of Birmingham. His doctoral research in Bangladesh, the UK and Papua New Guinea explored how the search for new financial opportunities shapes development outcomes. He blogs regularly for Sociology Lens, taking an anthropological perspective on current affairs, and is an editor at Rethinking Economics.



Anthropology and elites: 'Studying up', politically

10th March 2016

Some strikingly parallel questions are being asked in my own discipline of anthropology and by those examining how donors and practitioners can think and work politically with developing communities.

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