Lecturer II in the Anthropology Programme, Department of Language and Cultural Studies, School of Education and Humanities, University of Guyana.  His doctoral dissertation, from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, was entitled Changing Forms of Identity and Political Leadership Among the Akawaio Kapon, and focused on the history of the Akawaio people of the Upper Mazaruni, Guyana.  His recent work includes ongoing field research in Guyana, and addresses the implications of ecological and development policies, political participation, and the paradoxes inherent in contemporary ideologies of liberal democracy and human rights.

Christopher Carrico can be reached by e-mail: ccarrico at temple.edu


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