Summary: 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?" In addition to focusing on method, this book provides students with a solid foundation in the histo ...show morery, activities, and ethical concerns of applied anthropology. The text stresses decision-making and the need to understand policy through anthropological analysis. Because an anthropologist must communicate effectively with the general "non-anthropological" public, the text employs an accessible, jargon-free writing style. More than twenty case studies plus many "real-world" examples of anthropological practice reinforce the usefulness of anthropology in the real world. ...show less