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Applied anthropology

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  • Tourism and Applied Anthropologistsby James M. Tim Wallace

    Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95

    NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical problem-solving... more...

  • India's New Capitalistsby Harish Damodaran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00

    In order to do business effectively in contemporary South Asia, it is necessary to understand the culture, the ethos, and the region's new trading communities. In tracing the modern-day evolution of business communities in India, this book uses social history to systematically document and understand India's new entrepreneurial groups. more...

  • Statistics for Anthropologyby Lorena Madrigal

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    A clear, step-by-step guide to statistical methods for anthropology students, providing a solid footing in basic statistical techniques. more...

  • Differentiating Developmentby Soumhya Venkatesan; Thomas Yarrow

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    Over the last two decades, anthropological studies have highlighted the problems of ?development? as a discursive regime, arguing that such initiatives are paradoxically used to consolidate inequality and perpetuate poverty. This volume constitutes a timely intervention in anthropological debates about development, moving beyond the critical stance... more...

  • Situating Everyday Lifeby Sarah Pink

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 44.00

    The study of everyday life is fundamental to our understanding of modern society. . . This agenda-setting book provides a coherent, interdisciplinary way to engage with everyday activities and environments. Arguing for an innovative, ethnographic approach, it uses detailed examples, based in real world and digital research, to bring its theories to... more...

  • Practising Developmentby Johan Pottier

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Throughout the 1980s there have been calls, often from development organizations of global repute, for the incorporation of social science perspectives into the design and management of sustainable development programmes. Practising Development is the first collection to offer first-hand critical assessments of the success and failures found within... more...

  • The Dynamics of Hired Farm Labourby J.L. Findeis; A. Vandeman; J. Larson; J. Runyan

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    Hired seasonal labour forms a significant part of the agricultural workforce in many countries. This book focuses on labour used in agriculture in the US, Canada and Australia. The perpective is interdisciplinary, with contributions from economists, sociologists and anthropologists. more...

  • Surveying Culturesby David R. Heise

    Wiley 2010; US$ 102.00

    Surveying Cultures uniquely employs techniques rooted in survey methodology to discover cultural patterns in social science research. Examining both classical and emerging methods that are used to survey and assess differing norms among populations, the book successfully breaks new ground in the field, introducing a theory of measurement for ethnographic... more...

  • The Offensive Artby Leonard Freedman

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 63.00

    The Offensive Art is an arch and sometimes caustic look at the art of political satire as practiced in democratic, monarchical, and authoritarian societies around the world over the past century-together with the efforts by governmental, religious, and corporate authorities to suppress it by censorship, intimidation, policy, and fatwa. Examples are... more...

  • The Psychology of Social and Cultural Diversityby Richard J. Crisp

    Wiley 2011; US$ 110.95

    Promoting a scholarly understanding of the psychology of social and cultural diversity in the early stages of 21st century, this volume encourages an in-depth appreciation of the value in diversity while directly addressing social intervention and policy implications. Offers, for the very first time, an integrated approach to the issues raised by ... more...