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  • ISBN-13: 9780205414093
  • ISBN: 0205414095
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley


Ervin, Alexander M.


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?"Highlights of the Second Edition: Devotes more attention to international development to highlight the global relevance of anthropological practice outside North America (Chapters 2, 4, & 5). NEW material in Part II, Policy Analysis and Practice, includes a summary of Elizabeth Guillette's research among the Yaqui of Mexico (Chapter 9) and a case study summarizing the work of Kendall Thu and others who have questioned the health, social, and environmental impacts of intensive livestock operations (Chapter 10). NEW material in Part III, Methods For Applied Research, includes Rapid Assessment Procedures (Chapter 14) and the work and ideas of Robert Chambers, a leader in international development (Chapter 15, now entitled "Participatory Research"). NEW tips by Riall Nolan for students thinking about a career as an applied anthropologist (Chapter 17).Don't Miss These Special Value Pack Options:Careers in Anthropology by W. Richard Stephens. This set of sixteen profiles raises students' awareness of how a degree in anthropology can help shape their lives and careers. Available at a discount when packaged with any Anthropology textbook.Anthropology Career Resources Handbook by Margaret A. Gwynne. Contains a comprehensive listing of available resources for 20 different career fields. Available at a discount when packaged with any Anthropology textbook.Package an ethnography from our New Immigrants Series or Cultural Survival Series with any full-priced Allyn & Bacon text or additional ethnography for only $5.00 more.Contact your local Allyn & Bacon representative and request special packaging codes to take advantage of these great offers.Ervin, Alexander M. is the author of 'Applied Anthropology Tools and Perspectives for Contemporary Practice', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205414093 and ISBN 0205414095.

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