The Applied Anthropology Reader

Author: James H. McDonald
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205324910
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This new reader offers a collection of articles focusing on practicing anthropology at a time when readers are increasingly looking for ways to apply their anthropology degrees to their professional lives. This book gives a broad overview of the applied cultural anthropology field through contextualizing case studies that cover important issues (roles, ethics, methods, policy) as well as domains of practice (urban, medical, development, the environment, education, and business). The first half of the reader highlights key issues: The role of applied anthropology in society, ethical dilemmas, special research methods, and public policy implications for applied anthropology. The second half of the reader covers different applied career domains or specialization within applied anthropology including urban, medical, developmental, educational, and corporate career options. For those interested in anthropology.

Same Sex Cultures And Sexualities

Author: Jennifer Robertson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470776765
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This book demonstrates the centrality of sex, gender, and sexuality to theories of human behaviors and practices. Moves beyond other “lesbian and gay studies” readers by presenting a broader view of the significance of studying same-sex cultures and sexualities across cultures. Offers readings from all four subfields of anthropology: cultural, biological, linguistic, and archaeological (along with historical and applied anthropology). Includes discussion of biotechnology and bioethics, health and illness, language, ethnicity, identity, politics, post-colonialism, kinship, development, and policymaking.

Applied Anthropology

Author: Alexander M. Ervin
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Applied Anthropology provides students with the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's communities and organizations. An invaluable resource for any student of anthropology, this practical book answers the question, "What can I do with a degree in Anthropology?"

Applied Anthropology

Author: Satish Kedia
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275978426
Size: 72.34 MB
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Two pioneers in the field of applied anthropology have compiled a groundbreaking, comprehensive anthology with numerous contributions from key figures of the anthropological world.

Cultural Anthropology An Applied Perspective

Author: Gary Ferraro
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337514926
Size: 65.71 MB
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Applied Anthropology

Author: Margaret Anderson Gwynne
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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This up-to-date, engaging, accessible applied anthropology textbook presents a thorough yet balanced introduction to the field while specifically addressing a concern of immediate and practical importance to college students-choosing a career field. Applied Anthropology: A Career-Oriented Approach effectively shows how anthropological ideas and techniques can be used in the real world. One reviewer describes this new text as "an unusually broad and very welcome breadth of perspective on applied anthropology...it will become the text of choice for both undergraduate and graduate courses in applied anthropology throughout the country. Gwynne covers all important topics thoroughly, clearly, and with illustrative details that bring core concepts alive for the reader."

What Anthropologists Do

Author: Veronica Strang
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1847886264
Size: 17.78 MB
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What is Anthropology? Why should you study it? What will you learn? And what can you do with it? What Anthropologists Do answers all these questions. And more. Anthropology is an astonishingly diverse and engaged subject that seeks to understand human social behaviour. What Anthropologists Do presents a lively introduction to the ways in which anthropology's unique research methods and cutting-edge thinking contribute to a very wide range of fields: environmental issues, aid and development, advocacy, human rights, social policy, the creative arts, museums, health, education, crime, communications technology, design, marketing, and business. In short, a training in Anthropology provides highly transferable skills of investigation and analysis. The book will be ideal for any readers who want to know what Anthropology is all about and especially for students coming to the study of Anthropology for the first time.

Applied Anthropology

Author: John Van Willigen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897898331
Size: 28.16 MB
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Focuses on the use of the methods and theories of anthropology to solve the practical problems of human communities. It addresses a wide range of problem-solving practices in both development action and applied research. The core of the book is chapters focused on specific practices such as evaluation and action research. In addition, there are chapters on history, employment strategies, and ethics.

Kinship And Family

Author: David Parkin
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631229995
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The most comprehensive reader on kinship available, Kinship and Family: An Anthropological Reader is a representative collection tracing the history of the anthropological study of kinship from the early 1900s to the present day. Brings together for the first time both classic works from Evans-Pritchard, Lévi-Strauss, Leach, and Schneider, as well as articles on such electrifying contemporary debates as surrogate motherhood, and gay and lesbian kinship. Draws on the editors’ complementary areas of expertise to offer readers a single-volume survey of the most important and critical work on kinship. Includes extensive discussion and analysis of the selections that contextualizes them within theoretical debates.