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Applied Anthropology: An Introduction-- Third Edition by John van Willigen

By John van Willigen

Applied Anthropology: An Introduction (3rd version) is a textual content excited by using the equipment and theories of anthropology to unravel the sensible difficulties of human groups. It addresses quite a lot of problem-solving practices in huge different types: improvement and examine. The development-focused chapters contain motion research/participatory motion learn, cultural motion, collaborative learn, cultural brokerage, and social advertising. The research-focused chapters contain social effect overview, assessment, and cultural source management.

Each bankruptcy encompasses a defining assertion in regards to the technique thought of and dialogue of key options, a dialogue of the fundamental method, and a number of case reports. those fabrics are supplemented with chapters on many domain names of program and roles which utilized anthropologists turn on. those are coupled with chapters at the historical past of the advance of utilized anthropology, ethics, anthropology in improvement, and coverage. The e-book concludes with a bankruptcy on work-related concerns similar to employment and investment opportunities.

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