Applied Anthropology Reader

ISBN-10: 0205324916

ISBN-13: 9780205324910

Edition: 2002

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Description: This new reader offers a collection of articles focusing on practicing anthropology at a time when students are increasingly looking for ways to apply their anthropology degrees to their professional lives. The reader 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).

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Book details

List price: $98.60
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Issues
Roles
"An Appropriate Role for Postcolonial Applied Anthropologists"
"Thinking Public Interest Anthropology 1890s-1990s"
Ethics
"Confronting Anthropological Ethics: Ethnographic Lessons from Central America"
"Informed Consent in Anthropological Research: We Are Not Exempt"
"Proprietary Research and Anthropological Ethics"
Methods
"The Pursuit of Social Knowledge: Methodology and the Practice of Anthropology"
"Basic Concepts and Techniques of Rapid Appraisal"
"Toward the Use of Ethnography in Health Care Program Evaluation"
Policy
"Changing Roles of Agriculture in Global Development Policy: Is Anthropology (Out)Standing in Its Field?"
"Law, Custom, and Crime against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India"
"Implications of the Cultural Conservation Report for Social Impact Assessment"
Domains
Urban Anthropology
"Urbanization without Breakdown: A Case Study"
"Workaday World, Crack Economy"
"Street Baptism: Chicano Gang Initiation"
"Applying Anthropology to American Indian Correctional Concerns"
Medical Anthropology
"Relationships between Theoretical and Applied Anthropology: A Public Health Program Analysis"
"Needle Access as an AIDS Prevention Strategy for IV Drug Users: A Research Perspective"
"The Significance of Settlement Pattern for Community Participation in Health: Lessons from Africa"
"Primary Health Care and Local Self-Determination: Policy Implications from Rural Papua New Guinea"
Development Anthropology
"The Fox Project"
"The Great Sisal Scheme"
"The Illusion of Local Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency: Famine in a Border Area of Northwestern Zambia"
"Credit Programs, Women's Empowerment, and Contraceptive Use in Rural Bangladesh"
Environmental Anthropology
"Inside the Decision-Making Process: Ethnography and Environmental Risk Management"
"Animal Agriculture for the Regeneration of Degraded Tropical Forests"
"Endangered Species and Precarious Lives in the Upper Gulf of California"
Anthropology and Education
"Docility, or Giving Teacher What She Wants"
"The Rough Rock Demonstration School: A Case History with Implications for Educational Evaluation"
"Indigenous Education and Grassroots Language Planning in the USA"
"Streets and Schools: How Educators Can Help Chicano Marginalized Gang Youth"
Business and Industrial Anthropology
"Organization Problems in Industry"
"Managing Diversity: Translating Anthropological Insights for Organization Studies"
"Business Anthropology in a Work Subculture: Korean and Japanese Young, Single, Working Women"
"Anthropology and Social Marketing: A Powerful Combination"
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