Applying Anthropology in the Global Village

ISBN-10: 1611320860
ISBN-13: 9781611320862
Edition: 2012
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Christina Wasson is associate professor of anthropology at the University of North Texas. She is a design and linguistic anthropologist who has also worked in the private sector and as a consultant with companies including Motorola, Microsoft, and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. She has edited two volumes on practicing anthropology and published numerous articles and book chapters. Mary Odell Butler is an anthropologist with 35 years of experience in research design, management, and supervision of public health projects, working largely with federal agencies including Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. She recently retired from Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, where she served as Office Director of Battelle CPHRE’s Arlington Office. She is past president of the National Association for Practicing Anthropology and is now adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Maryland. Jacqueline Copeland-Carson is an Africanist anthropologist and urban planner specializing in community and identity development who has worked for over 25 years as an executive, grant-maker, evaluator, or researcher for foundations, including the Pew, Lilly, Noyes and Northwest Area foundations. She has served as vice president of The Philadelphia Foundation and founding managing director for philanthropic services at U.S. Bank Private Client Group. She is also founding director of Copeland Carson & Associates, a global philanthropic services and evaluation firm. She is author of Creating Africa in America (2004) and co-editor of Creating Evaluation Anthropology (with Mary Odell Butler, 2005).

Introduction
Global-Local Connections: The View from Applied Anthropology
Global Localities and the Management of Infectious Disease
Engendering Transport: Mapping Women and Men on the Move
Housing Interests: Developing Community in a Globalizing City
Policy, Applied Feminist Anthropological Practice, and the Traffic in Women
Global Climate Change from the Bottom Up
Aging and Transnational Immigration
Defining Family: Anthropological Contributions to Practice and Policy in Child Welfare
From Internationalism to Systemic Globalism in Health Leadership Training
Localizing the Global in Technology Design
Conclusion Toward a Practice-based Ethnography in the Global Village
Index
About the Authors

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