Anthropology In Use

Presenting descriptions of over 400 case studies on policy research, community action and development projects, this book offers also a history of applied anthropology.

Anthropology In Use

Presenting descriptions of over 400 case studies on policy research, community action and development projects, this book offers also a history of applied anthropology. The topically organized entries cover 50 years of efforts in the field.

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Anthropology in Use
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: John Van Willigen
Categories: Anthropology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Applying Anthropology in the Global Village
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Christina Wasson, Mary Odell Butler, Jacqueline Copeland-Carson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-16 - Publisher: Routledge

The realities of the globalized world have revolutionized traditional concepts of culture, community, and identity—so how do applied social scientists use complicated, fluid new ideas such as translocality and ethnoscape to solve pressing human problems? In this book, leading scholar/practitioners survey the development of different subfields over at least two
Using Anthropology in the World
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Riall W. Nolan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-16 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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
Museums and Anthropology in the Age of Engagement
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Christina Kreps
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-18 - Publisher: Routledge

Museums and Anthropology in the Age of Engagement considers changes that have been taking place in museum anthropology as it has been responding to pressures to be more socially relevant, useful, and accountable to diverse communities. Based on the author’s own research and applied work over the past 30 years,
Anthropology In Use
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: John Van Willigen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-10-15 - Publisher: Westview Press

Presenting descriptions of over 400 case studies on policy research, community action and development projects, this book offers also a history of applied anthropology. The topically organized entries cover 50 years of efforts in the field.