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Applied anthropology

  • The Americas That Might Have Beenby Julian Granberry

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Imagines the development of the Western Hemisphere without European contact and colonization. This work answers the hypothetical question: What would the Americas be like today?politically, economically, culturally?if Columbus and the Europeans had never found them, and how would American peoples interact with the world's other societies? It... more...

  • Anthropology, Development and Modernitiesby Alberto Arce; Norman Long

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 55.95

    This book provides a critical review of the varied interpretations of modernity and development supported by original case studies from the Netherlands, the former USSR, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and Guatemala. more...

  • Anthropology and Developmentby Jean-Pierre Olivier De Sardan

    Zed Books 2005; US$ 38.95

    This book re-establishes the relevance of mainstream anthropological (and sociological) approaches to development processes and simultaneously recognizes that contemporary development ought to be anthropology‘s principal area of study. Professor de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of change and development that is a deeply empirical, multidimensional,... more...

  • Anthropology and Management Consultingby Maureen J. Giovannini; Lynne M. H. Rosansky

    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...

  • Applications of Anthropologyby Sarah Pink

    Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 29.95

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century the demand for anthropological approaches, understandings and methodologies outside academic departments is shifting and changing. Through a series of fascinating case studies of anthropologists? experiences of working with very diverse organizations in the private and public sector this volume examines... more...

  • Applied Anthropologyby Satish Kedia; John Van Willigen

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 158.00

    Two pioneers in the field of applied anthropology have compiled a groundbreaking, comprehensive anthology, which provides contributions from key figures of the anthropological world together in a single volume. more...

  • Border Theoryby Scott Michaelsen; David E. Johnson

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 66.00

    The authors gathered in this volume examine the multiple borders that define the United States and the Americas, including the Mason-Dixon line, the U.S.-Canadian border, the shifting boundaries of urban diasporas, and the colonization and confinement of American Indians. They examine the way border studies beckons us to rethink all objects of study... more...

  • Careers in 21st Century Applied Anthropologyby Carla Guerron-Montero

    Wiley 2009; US$ 31.95

    The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. NAPA Bulletins are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The NAPA Bulletin seeks to: facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and students... 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...

  • Community Resilience and Environmental Transitionsby Geoff Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book discusses the resilience of communities in both developed and developing world contexts. It investigates the notion of ?resilience? and the challenges faced by local communities around the world to deal with disturbances (natural hazards or human-made) that may threaten their long-term survival. Using global examples, specific emphasis is... more...