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Escobar, Arturo, 1951-

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Personal name headingEscobar, Arturo, 1951-
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Variant(s)Escobar Velásquez, Arturo, 1951-
Velásquez, Arturo Escobar, 1951-
Associated placeNorthampton (Mass.)
Berkeley (Calif.)
Chapel Hill (N.C.)
Ithaca (N.Y.)
Birth date1951-11-20
Place of birthManizales (Colombia)
Field of activityModernity
Social movements
Ontological design
Pluriversal and transition studies
Latin American critical thought
Anthropology of development
Cultural studies of science and technology
AffiliationUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Anthropology
Cornell University
Smith College
Profession or occupationAnthropologist Professor Chemical engineer Political ecologist
Special noteThe author doesn't have a middle name.
Found inHis Food, population and employment, 1978: t.p. (Arturo Escobar)
Phone call to Cornell Univ., Dept. of Agricultural Economics, 3/12/81 (Arturo Escobar; b. 1952)
The Making of social movements in Latin America, 1992: CIP t.p. (Arturo Escobar, Smith College) publisher info. (Asst. prof. of Anthropology; Ph.D., Univ. of Calif.-Berkeley)
Smith Coll. bulletin, 1991: (Arturo Escobar; B.S., Univ. del Valle, Colombia; M.F.S., Cornell Univ.)
Encountering development, 1994: CIP t.p. (Arturo Escobar) data sheet (b. Nov. 20, 1951)
Cruzando fronteras en América Latina, c2003: t.p. (Arturo Escobar) p. ix (anthro. prof., Univ. of N.C., Chapel Hill)
Digital dissertations, Apr. 20, 2009 (Escobar, Arturo, Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley, 1987--Power and visibility)
E-mail from author, July 7, 2008 (signed: Arturo; b. Nov. 20, 1951)
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Anthropology website, June 17, 2022 (Arturo Escobar; born in Manizales, Colombia;;; specialist in anthropology of development, modernity, and social movements; political ecology, ontological design, pluriversal and transition studies, Latin American critical thought, cultural studies of science and technology; bachelor's in chemical engineering, Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia) (1969-1975); master's of food science and international nutrition, Cornell University (1976-1978); Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (1978-1987); professor of anthropology and political ecology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (until 2018); currently an adjunct professor with the Programas de Doctorado en Ciencias Ambientales of the Universidad del Valle, Cali) and the Programa de Doctorado en Diseño y Creación of the Universidad de Caldas (Manizales); he is an activist-researcher from Cali, Colombia, working on territorial struggles against extractivism, postdevelopmentalist and post-capitalist transitions, and ontological design; over the past three decades he has worked closely with several Afro-Colombian, environmental, and feminist organizations on these issues; he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in April 2021.; author of: Designs for the Pluriverse (2018), Territorios de diferencia: lugar, movimientos, vida, redes Popayán (2016), Autonomía y diseño : la realización de lo comunal (2016), Feel-thinking with the Earth (in Spanish: Sentipensar con la tierra) (2014), La invención del desarrollo (2012) ,Territories of difference: place, movements, life, redes (2008), Encountering development: the making and unmaking of the third world (1995), in Spanish: La invención del tercer mundo: construcción y desconstrucción del desarrollo (1998); co-edited: Territories of difference: place, movement, life, redes (2008), Woman and the politics of place (2005), The world social forum: changing empires (2004), Cultures of politics/politics of culture (also published in Spanish and Portuguese (2000), The making of social movements in Latin America: identity, strategy, and democracy (1992))
Email from the author, June 17, 2022: (Arturo Escobar; Arturo Escobar Velásquez; born November 20, 1951; doesn't have a middle name;
Associated languagespa eng
Invalid LCCNn 92024021 no2009032939 n 2009024138