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  • ISBN: 9781845203559 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1845203550 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781845203542 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 1845203542 (cloth)
  • Physical Description: vii, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: English ed.
  • Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Berg, 2009.

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Subject: Anthropology > Vocational guidance.
Anthropology > Research.
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What Anthropologists Do
What Anthropologists Do
by Strang, Veronica
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What Anthropologists Do

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
    What Do Anthropologists Do?p. 1
    Employing Anthropologyp. 4
    Conducting Researchp. 5
1Anthropology and Advocacyp. 9
    Balancing Actsp. 9
    Facilitating Cross-cultural Communicationp. 12
    Defending Livelihoods and Knowledgep. 14
    Human Rightsp. 17
    Land Rightsp. 18
    Participatory Actionp. 21
2Anthropology and Aidp. 26
    Crossing Boundariesp. 26
    Aid and Ambiguityp. 27
    NGO-graphyp. 30
    Assisting Aidp. 32
    Dealing with Displacementp. 33
    Understanding Race and Racismp. 34
3Anthropology and Developmentp. 37
    Critiquing Developmentp. 37
    In Developmentp. 40
    Connecting Multiple Realitiesp. 43
    Conserving Cultural Diversityp. 50
    Globalizationp. 53
4Anthropology and the Environmentp. 58
    'Environmental' Problemsp. 58
    Indigenous Knowledgesp. 62
    Political Ecologyp. 63
    Unpacking Garbagep. 66
    Human-Animal Relationsp. 67
    Anthropology and Environmentalismp. 70
5Anthropology and Governancep. 76
    The Big Picturep. 76
    The Not So Big Picturep. 81
    Home Workp. 84
    Prescription and Persuasionp. 85
    Educationp. 88
6Anthropology, Business and Industryp. 93
    Money Mattersp. 93
    Anthropologists in Businessp. 99
    Multinational and Multicultural Communicationp. 103
    Anthropology and Communications Mediap. 106
    Marketing Anthropologyp. 109
    Designing Anthropologyp. 112
7Anthropology and Healthp. 116
    Health in a Cultural Contextp. 116
    From the Cradle to the Gravep. 118
    Food and Lifestylep. 124
    Understanding Diseasep. 129
    Drug Cultures and Crimep. 130
    Managing Healthp. 135
8Anthropology, Art and Identityp. 138
    Defining Identityp. 138
    Gender and Sexualityp. 139
    Race, Nationalism and Social Movementsp. 141
    Representing Identityp. 143
    Art and Performancep. 145
    Museums and Cultural Heritagep. 151
    Film and Photographyp. 154
Conclusionp. 157
    Applying Anthropologyp. 157
    Interdisciplinary Anthropologyp. 158
    Transferring Anthropologyp. 159
    What Kind of People Become Anthropologists?p. 162
Appendix 1Studying Anthropologyp. 164
Appendix 2Further Readingp. 166
Appendix 3Other Resourcesp. 173
Glossaryp. 176
Notesp. 178
Bibliographyp. 181
Indexp. 204

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