skip to content
The applied anthropology reader Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The applied anthropology reader

Author: James H McDonald
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James H McDonald
ISBN: 0205324916 9780205324910
OCLC Number: 47297735
Description: viii, 424 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An appropriate role for postcolonial applied anthropologists / Laura Thompson --
Thinking public interest anthropology 1880s-1990s / Laura Nader --
Confronting anthropological ethics: ethnographic lessons from Central America / Philippe Bourgois --
Informed consent in anthropological research: we are not exempt / Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban --
Proprietary research and anthropological ethics / William O. Beeman --
The pursuit of social knowledge: methodology and the practice of anthropology / Timothy J. Finan and John van Willigen --
Basic concepts and techniques of rapid appraisal / James Beebe --
Toward the use of ethnography in health care program evaluation / Merrill Singer --
Changing roles of agriculture in global development policy: is anthropology (out)standing in its field? / Timothy J. Finan --
Law, custom, and crime against women: the problem of dowry death in India / John van Willigen and V.C. Channa --
Implications of the cultural conservation report for social impact assessment / Benita J. Howell --
Urbanization without breakdown: a case study / Oscar Lewis --
Workaday world, crack economy / Philippe Bourgois --
Street baptism: Chicano gang initiation / James Diego Vigil --
Applying anthropology to American Indian correctional concerns / Elizabeth S. Grobsmith --
Relationships between theoretical and applied anthropology: a public health program analysis / George M. Foster --
Needle access as an AIDS prevention strategy for IV drug users: a research perspective / Merrill Singer, Ray Irizarry and Jean J. Schensul. The significance of settlement pattern for community participation in health: lessons from Africa / Edward C. Green and Raymond B. Isely --
Primary health care and local self-determination: policy implications from rural Papua New Guinea / Robert L. Welsch --
The Fox Project / Sol Tax --
The great sisal scheme / Daniel R. Gross --
The illusion of local sustainability and self-sufficiency: famine in a border area of northwestern Zambia / Art Hansen --
Credit programs, women's empowerment, and contraceptive use in rural Bangladesh / Sidney Ruth Schuler and Syed M. Hashemi --
Inside the decision-making process: ethnography and environmental risk management / Edward Liebow --
Animal agriculture for the regeneration of degraded tropical forests / Ronald Nigh --
Endangered species and precarious lives in the upper Gulf of California / Thomas R. McGuire and Gloria Ciria Valdez-Gardea --
Docility, or giving teacher what she wants / Jules Henry --
The Rough Rock Demonstration School: a case history with implications for educational evaluation / T.L. McCarty --
Indigenous education and grassroots language planning in the USA / Teresa L. McCarty and Lucille J. Watahomigie --
Streets and schools: how educators can help Chicano marginalized gang youth / James Diego Vigil --
Organization problems in industry / Eliot D. Chapple --
Managing diversity: translating anthropological insights for organization studies / Ann T. Jordan --
Business anthropology in a work subculture: Korean and Japanese young, single, working women / Nancy Rosenberger --
Anthropology and social marketing: a powerful combination / Christopher A. Brown --
Shopping spies / Carrie McLaren.
Responsibility: edited by James H. McDonald.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


User-contributed reviews


Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (10)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.