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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...

  • 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...

  • Statistics for Anthropologyby Lorena Madrigal

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 48.00

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

  • Situating Everyday Lifeby Sarah Pink

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 46.00

    A fresh, timely book from a rising star - this is an excellent resource for students and researchers of everyday life, activism and sustainability across the social sciences. It provides a useful theoretical and methodological framework for understanding everyday practices, and uses real world case-studies to bring it to life. 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...

  • Chinese concepts of privacyby B.S. McDougall

    BRILL 2002; US$ 151.00

    Examines the Chinese approach to the subject of privacy, showing that concepts of privacy have been part of discourse in China from the earliest recorded times to the present, with varying contents, mechanisms, functions and values at different times and among different groups of people. 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...