Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Ambivalent moralities of cooperation and corruption: Local explanations for (under)development on a Philippine island

Bulloch, Hannah

Description

Concepts of development are inevitably loaded with value judgements concerning what constitutes ‘proper’ social and economic organisation. Focusing on the cultural politics of development on Siquijor, an island in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines, this paper explore these often tacit ideals. It considers one of the key idioms Siquijodnon use in explaining how development is brought about—cooperation—and some of its locally perceived opposites —‘crab mentality’, politicking and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98846
Source: Australian Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1111/taja.12173

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Bulloch_Ambivalent_moralities_of_2015.pdf121.14 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator