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Applied Anthropology

Tools and Perspectives for Contemporary Practice

by Alexander M. Ervin

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Anthropology (Specific Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Applied anthropology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9902853M
    ISBN 100321056906
    ISBN 109780321056900

    What we agreed to write about was 'Clinically Applied Anthropology'. Much of what we were doing and certainly much of the relevant literature was applied anthropology. And our target group was composed-mostly of clinicians. The utility of the term became apparent after when another set of anthropologists began to discuss 'ainical Brand: Springer Netherlands. Applied anthropology is most frequently seen in public policy contexts, with anthropologists advising federal, provincial, municipal, and First Nations governments. Yet there is a growing use of applied anthropology in private sectors, such as with immigrant aid societies, multicultural associations, United Way agencies, and overseas.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Applied anthropology: context for domains of application / Satish Kedia and John van Willigen --Anthropology and development / Peter D. Little --Agricultural anthropology / Robert E. Rhoades --The domain of the environment / Thomas R. . Besides applied anthropology, many other terms are used for the different forms of practice. These include public anthropology, practicing anthropology, action anthropology, research and development anthropology, and advocacy anthropology. All these terms carry meanings appropriate to the specific circumstances that are considered in this book.

    practicing and applied anthropology, the Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropolog y Programs (COPAA) was founded to network these multiplying university programs, at least twent y-. An introduction to anthropology. The mention of a book in this section been informed. Culture and the Individual. Stability and Change in Culture. Acculturation and Applied Anthropology. The Anthropology of Development. Urban Anthropology. Anthropology and the Modern World. Fossil Vertebrates of Africa. 3.


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Applied Anthropology: Tools and Perspectives for Contemporary Practice by Alexander M. Ervin () by Alexander M. Ervin | Jan 1, Paperback. The most up-to-date and accessible text on the subject, Applied Anthropology provides students with the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's communities and organizations.

An invaluable resource for any student of anthropology, this practical book answers the question, “What can I do with a degree in Anthropology?”Cited by: John van Willigen in his book Applied Anthropology: An Introduction defines applied anthropology as "a complex of related, research-based, instrumental methods which produce change or stability in specific cultural systems through provision of data initiation of direct action, and/or the formation of policy.".

The most up-to-date and accessible text on the subject, Applied Anthropology provides the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's communities and organizations. An invaluable resource, Applied Anthropology book practical book answers the question, What can I do with a degree in Anthropology.

In addition to a focus on method, this book provides a solid. Going well beyond obsolete debates about ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ anthropology, the book examines the transformations that occur as social scientific concepts and practices cross and re-cross the boundary between anthropological and policy making knowledge.

Subjects: Applied Anthropology Development Studies; May Aging in Today's World. Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application, edited by Satish Kedia and John van Willigen, comprises essays by prominent scholars on the Applied Anthropology book, accomplishments, and methods of applied anthropology.

Domains covered in the volume include development, agriculture, environment, health and medicine, nutrition, population displacement and resettlement, Reviews: 1. Applied Anthropology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1).

The book’s chapters analyze the mechanisms of deprivation, and of economic, cultural, and social exclusion, injustices, dysfunctional impacts on local communities, violations of laws and stated policies, including chronic abuses of the legal principle of eminent domain.

Applied Anthropology: An Introduction (3rd edition) is a text focused on the use of the methods and theories of anthropology to solve the practical problems of human communities.

It addresses a wide range of problem-solving practices in two large categories: development and research. The development-focused chapters include action research/participatory action research, cultural 1/5(1).

An invaluable resource, this practical book answers the question, What can I do with a degree in Anthropology.

In addition to a focus on method, this book provides a solid foundation The most up-to-date and accessible text on the subject, Applied Anthropology provides the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's /5.

Explore our list of Applied Anthropology Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Applied anthropology is the application of the methods and theory of anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems.

In Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application, Kedia and Van Willigen define the process as a "complex of related, research-based, instrumental methods which produce change or stability in specific cultural systems through the provision of data.

Human Organization is the journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology and the leading peer reviewed outlet for scholarship in the applied social sciences. The journal advances SfAA's mission through publishing articles that advance, synthesize, and interpret the application of anthropological method and theory to the analysis and solution of practical problems in the.

What is WWNA. Why The World Needs Anthropologists is a showdown of the most thought-provoking issues, bursting out of the intersections of academia and aligned industries.

Attracting 2, participants from varying disciplines and sectors, the flagship symposium of EASA’s Applied Anthropology Network has been providing a platform for discussion and action since   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Applied Anthropology: Unexpected Spaces, Topics and Methods by Sheena Nahm at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be : Though anthropology is an academic discipline, the data and methods used in anthropology can often be applied to current events and other relevant situations. Anthropology has a huge variety of applications, and is often used to help solve global problems.

Cultural anthropology - Cultural anthropology - Applied studies: From the cultural anthropologist’s point of view, applied studies—that is, research meant to give practical aid and guidance to governments and other organizations—have in many ways been an undoubted gain.

Concerned as they so often were with the effects of social change, applied studies offered the nearest. Book Description. This collection brings together recent innovative work in applied and practicing anthropology. Organised around the theme of unexpectedness, it examines some of the novel spaces, topics, and methods that anthropologists are involved with.

The most up-to-date and accessible text on the subject, Applied Anthropology provides the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's communities and organizations. An invaluable resource, this practical book answers the question, "What can I do with a degree in Anthropology?" In addition to a focus on method, this.

[This book offers a thorough commentary on contemporary applied anthropology practices, detailed in a set of individually authored chapters on domains of application and future trends.

anthropology, classification and analysis of humans and their society, descriptively, culturally, historically, and physically. Its unique contribution to studying the bonds of human social relations has been the distinctive concept of culture culture, in anthropology, the integrated system of socially acquired values, beliefs, and rules of conduct which delimit the range of accepted .For example, the School of Advanced Research (SAR) and Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) collaboration has produced a book series highlighting theoretically informed applied work through their cosponsorship of a biannual SAR Applied Anthropology Seminar, followed by an SfAA plenary session, followed by book publication (see Whiteford and.applied anthropology: [ an″thro-pol´o-je ] the study of human beings and their development, including their customs and practices, that is based on an understanding of the contexts from which observations about human activities are derived.

adj., adj anthropolog´ical. applied anthropology the use of anthropological approaches and knowledge to.