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Portrait: Michael Anthony Whyte

Research Interest

Change, development, and empowerment - and the many links between local practice and global experience.

Combining research and applied work in a variety of fields: agricultural development; local literacy; food security and the culture of food; the anthropology of the environment; HIV/AIDS.

Michael Anthony Whyte

Assoc. Prof. Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


A.B. 1963 Harvard; M.A. (Anthropology) 1967 and Ph.D. 1974, Univ of Washington

Selected Publications

Whyte, M. (2006) Afterword in Christiansen, C. et. al. (eds) Navigating Publications Youth, Generating Adulthood: Social Becoming in an African Context. Uppsala, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.

Whyte, M. & Kyaddondo, D. (2006) 'We are not eating our own food here': security and the cash economy in eastern Uganda. Land. Degrad. Develop. 17:173-182

Gausset, Q., Whyte, M & Birch-Thomsen, T, eds.(2005) Beyond Territory and Scarcity: Exploring Conflicts over Natural Resource Management. Uppsala, Nordiska Afrikainstitutet.

Whyte, S. R., Whyte, M., Meinert, L., & Kyaddondo, B. (2004). Treating AIDS: dilemmas of unequal access. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance, 1(1), 14-26.

Whyte, S., & Whyte, M. (2004). Children's children: time and relatedness in Eastern Uganda. Africa, 74(1), 76

Meinert, L., Whyte, M., Whyte, S. R., & Kyaddondo, B. (2003). Faces of globalization: AIDS and ARV medicine in Uganda. Folk, 45, 105-123

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