Using Anthropology in the World

Using Anthropology in the World Author Riall W. Nolan
ISBN-10 9781351856911
Release 2017-03-16
Pages 230
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Anthropologist practitioners work outside the confines of the university, putting their knowledge and skills to work on significant problems in a wide variety of different contexts. The demand for anthropologist practitioners is strong and growing; practice is in many ways the leading edge of anthropology today, and one of the most exciting aspects of the discipline. How can anthropology students prepare themselves to become practitioners? Specifically designed to help students, including those in more traditional training programs, prepare for a career in putting anthropology to work in the world, the book: - provides an introduction to the discipline of anthropology and an exploration of its role and contribution in today’s world; - outlines the shape of anthropological practice – what it is, how it developed historically, and what it looks like today; - describes how students of anthropology can prepare for a career in practice, with emphasis on the relationship between theory, method, and application; - includes short contributions from practitioners, writing on specific aspects of training, practice, and career planning; - sets out a framework for career planning, with specific and detailed discussions of finding and securing employment; - reviews some of the more salient challenges arising in the course of a practitioner career; and - concludes with a discussion of what the future of anthropological practice is likely to be. Using Anthropology in the World is essential reading for students interested in preparing themselves for the challenges and rewards of practice and application.



Biological Anthropology

Biological Anthropology Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781619061927
Release 2016-09-26
Pages 56
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Biological Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS, THE PROCESSES OF EVOLUTION, THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES AND THE SHAPE OF EVOLUTION, and A BRIEF EVOLUTIONARYTIMETABLE plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Militia et Litterae

Militia et Litterae Author Wilhelm Kühlmann
ISBN-10 9783484366411
Release 2009
Pages 462
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Miklos Zrinyi the Elder (died 1566) and his great-grandson and namesake (died 1664), the general, politician, poet and educated man of the world, are the topics of this work, not only as great names in Hungarian history but also as European figures of inestimable charisma. Numerous texts from the culture of the Old Reich bear witness to this? reports, poems, flyers, sermons, stories, novels - and also dramas such as Theodor Korner s tragedy. These proceedings of an international conference document the exact state of research and provide a wide-reaching reconstruction of the foundations, forms, stages and perspectives of this reputation, concentrating on accessing known and unknown works from German literature. "



e Study Guide for Biological Anthropology by Michael Park ISBN 9780078034954

e Study Guide for  Biological Anthropology by Michael Park  ISBN 9780078034954 Author Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN-10 9781478430476
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 83
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Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.



Social and Cultural Anthropology The Key Concepts

Social and Cultural Anthropology  The Key Concepts Author Nigel Rapport
ISBN-10 9781317660811
Release 2014-07-11
Pages 560
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Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human Rights Hybridity Alterity Cosmopolitanism Ethnography Applied Anthropology Gender Cybernetics With full cross-referencing and revised further reading to point students towards the latest writings in Social and Cultural Anthropology, this is a superb reference resource for anyone studying or teaching in this area.



Anthropology and Climate Change

Anthropology and Climate Change Author Susan A. Crate
ISBN-10 9781315530314
Release 2016-03-31
Pages 450
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The first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present. This second, heavily revised edition brings the material on this rapidly changing field completely up to date, with major scholars from around the world mapping out trajectories of research and issuing specific calls for action. The new edition introduces new “foundational” chapters—laying out what anthropologists know about climate change today, new theoretical and practical perspectives, insights gleaned from sociology, and international efforts to study and curb climate change—making the volume a perfect introductory textbook; presents a series of case studies—both new case studies and old ones updated and viewed with fresh eyes—with the specific purpose of assessing climate trends; provides a close look at how climate change is affecting livelihoods, especially in the context of economic globalization and the migration of youth from rural to urban areas; expands coverage to England, the Amazon, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, and Ethiopia; re-examines the conclusions and recommendations of the first volume, refining our knowledge of what we do and do not know about climate change and what we can do to adapt.



Critical Anthropology

Critical Anthropology Author Stephen Nugent
ISBN-10 9781315431277
Release 2016-06-16
Pages 249
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Critical anthropology has had a major influence on the discipline, shifting it away from concepts of bounded societies with evolutionary trajectories to complex analyses of interconnected economic, political, and social processes. This book brings together some of critical anthropology’s most influential writings, collecting classic articles and spirited rebuttals by major scholars such as Eric Wolf, Marshall Sahlins, Sidney Mintz, Andre Gunder Frank, and Michael Taussig. Editor Stephen Nugent positions these key debates, originally published in the journal Critique of Anthropology, with new introductions that detail the lasting influence of these articles on anthropology over four decades, showing how critical anthropology is relevant today more than ever. An ideal supplementary text, this book is a rich exploration of intellectual history that will continue to shape anthropology for decades to come.



NAPA Bulletin Practicing Anthropology in a Postmodern World

NAPA Bulletin  Practicing Anthropology in a Postmodern World Author
ISBN-10 9781444307146
Release 2009-04-22
Pages 92
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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 and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods most editions available for course adoption



Handbook of Anthropology in Business

Handbook of Anthropology in Business Author Rita M Denny
ISBN-10 9781315427843
Release 2016-06-16
Pages 837
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In recent years announcements of the birth of business anthropology have ricocheted around the globe. The first major reference work on this field, the Handbook of Anthropology in Business is a creative production of more than 60 international scholar-practitioners working in universities and corporate settings from high tech to health care. Offering broad coverage of theory and practice around the world, chapters demonstrate the vibrant tensions and innovation that emerge in intersections between anthropology and business and between corporate worlds and the lives of individual scholar-practitioners. Breaking from standard attempts to define scholarly fields as products of fixed consensus, the authors reveal an evolving mosaic of engagement and innovation, offering a paradigm for understanding anthropology in business for years to come.



Aging in Today s World

Aging in Today s World Author Renée Rose Shield
ISBN-10 1571810803
Release 2004-09
Pages 248
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Never before in human existence have the aged been so numerous — and for the most part — healthy. In this important new book, two professionals, an anthropologist and a physician, wrestle with the complex subject of aging. Is it inevitable? Is it a burden or gift? What is successful aging? Why are some people better at aging than others? Where is aging located? How does it vary among individuals, within and between groups, cultures, societies, and indeed, over the centuries? Reflecting on these and other questions, the authors comment on the impact age has in their lives and work. Two unique viewpoints are presented. While medicine approaches aging with special attention given to the body, its organs, and its functions over time, anthropology focuses on how the aged live within their cultural settings. As this volume makes clear, the two disciplines have a great deal to teach each other, and in a spirited exchange, the authors show how professional barriers can be surmounted. In a novel approach, each author explores a different aspect of aging in alternating chapters. These chapters are in turn followed by a commentary by the other. Further, the authors interrupt each other within the chapters - to raise questions, contradict, ask for clarification, and explore related ideas - with these interjections emphasizing the dynamic nature of their ideas about age. Finally, a third "voice" - that of a random old man - periodically inserts itself into the text to remind the authors of their necessarily limited understanding of the subject.



The Contemporary Study of the Arab World

The Contemporary Study of the Arab World Author Earl L. Sullivan
ISBN-10 0888642113
Release 1991
Pages 235
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The contributors discuss issues central to the debate about the "proper" study of Arabs and Islam, methodological perspectives on the study of the Arab World, urban studies, women's studies, economics and economic policy, foreign policy and strategic studies.



Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World

Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World Author Raminder Kaur
ISBN-10 9780857855473
Release 2015-01-29
Pages 304
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This is an investigation of arts and aesthetics in their widest senses and experiences, presenting a variety of perspectives which range from the metaphysical to the political. Moving beyond art as an expression of the inner mind and invention of the individual self, the volume bridges the gap between changing perceptions of contemporary art and aesthetics, and maps globalizing currents in a number of contexts and regions. The volume includes an impressive variety of case studies offered by established leaders in the field and original and emerging scholarly talent covering areas in India, Nepal, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Rwanda, and Germany, as well as providing transnational or diasporic perspectives. From the contradictory demands made on successful artists from the south in the global art world such as Anish Kapoor, to images of war and puppetry created by female political prisoners, the volume compels creative and political interpretations of the ever-changing and globalizing terrain of arts and aesthetics.



The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond

The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond Author John Barker
ISBN-10 0754671852
Release 2007
Pages 235
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Bringing together some of the most prominent scholars working in the anthropology of morality, this volume examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. While returning to some classical concerns, the book opens new territory with studies exploring the interface between values associated with indigenous village life and ethical orientations associated with Christianity, the state, the marketplace, and other facets of 'modernity'.



World systems Theory in Practice

World systems Theory in Practice Author P. Nick Kardulias
ISBN-10 0847691047
Release 1999
Pages 326
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The assumption of simple core/periphery relationships is under challenge. Not only are scholars like Kristian Kristiansen focusing increasingly on the cultural changes which `peripheral' societies initiated in the `core', but also, as this book shows, the mechanisms of domination necessary to manage the periphery are not archaeological apparent in practice in `core' societies. The contributors to this volume reevaluate World Systems Theory in the light of work in the Old and New Worlds. Contents include: The changing structure of macroregional Mesoamerica: the Classic-Postclassic transition in the valley of Oaxaca (Gary Feinman); Negotiated peripherality in Iron Age Greece: accepting and resisting the East (Ian Morris); Production within and beyond Imperial boundaries: Goods, exchanges and power in Roman Europe (Peter Wells).



Anasazi world

Anasazi world Author Dewitt Jones
ISBN-10 UOM:39015012884618
Release 1985-08
Pages 87
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Anasazi world has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Anasazi world also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Anasazi world book for free.



A Manual of Anthropology

A Manual of Anthropology Author Charles Bray
ISBN-10 IBNR:CR102002219
Release 1871
Pages 358
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A Manual of Anthropology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Manual of Anthropology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Manual of Anthropology book for free.



Ebola Culture and Politics The Anthropology of an Emerging Disease

Ebola  Culture and Politics  The Anthropology of an Emerging Disease Author Barry Hewlett
ISBN-10 9780495009184
Release 2007-11-27
Pages 192
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In this case study, readers will embark on an improbable journey through the heart of Africa to discover how indigenous people cope with the rapid-killing Ebola virus. The Hewletts are the first anthropologists ever invited by the World Health Organization to join a medical intervention team and assist in efforts to control an Ebola outbreak. Their account addresses political, structural, psychological, and cultural factors, along with conventional intervention protocols as problematic to achieving medical objectives. They find obvious historical and cultural answers to otherwise-puzzling questions about why village people often flee, refuse to cooperate, and sometimes physically attack members of intervention teams. Perhaps surprisingly, readers will discover how some cultural practices of local people are helpful and should be incorporated into control procedures. The authors shed new light on a continuing debate about the motivation for human behavior by showing how local responses to epidemics are rooted both in culture and in human nature. Well-supported recommendations emerge from a comparative analysis of Central African cases and pandemics worldwide to suggest how the United States and other countries might use anthropologists and the insights of anthropologists to mount more effective public health campaigns, with particular attention to avian flu and bioterrorism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.