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Anthropology: ATS2378 - The Anthropology of International Development

Unit Resources


ATS2378 - The Anthropology of International Development

The resources below are to be used in addition to your prescribed reading and your thematic readings, in order to drive your independent research.

Remember: Use specifically anthropology or development studies resources as much as possible!

Books and eBooks to get you started

At Monash Uni Library we have +2 million books and +1 million ebooks.

Check out our Top Tips for Library Search and the Books & eBooks page of this guide for more tips!

Remember: Use Advanced Search for serious research!


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Streaming Video & Films

Our three main streaming video platforms have thousands of films and documentaries. Have a look through each of them to see what you can find around your topic.



Finding ethnographies can be a key way to get more information, or to focus your topic to one particular place, people, and/or issue.

Use the Finding ethnographies tab at the top of this Guide to learn more

News & News Sources

One of the best ways to get a feel for the local reaction or regional feel around an issue is to look through news articles.

Here are our largest online newspaper databases. For more, click on the News & Newspapers tab at the top of the Guide.

Google Scholar at Monash

Google Scholar is another way of searching some of the Monash University Library databases to find journal articles.

If you use the Monash link below to access Google Scholar, you'll be able to use the Check for full text and similar links to go straight to many of the articles contained in the Monash University Library databases.


The key to using websites for academic work is to make sure that you're evaluating your sources carefully, and only choosing to use those you feel are valid and reliable.

The Evaluating Webpages QuickGuide from Research & Learning Online (RLO) can help.


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