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The "NAPA Bulletin" series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. "NAPA Bulletins" are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The "NAPA Bulletin" seeks to: facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and studentsbe a useful document for practitionerscontribute to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positionssupport the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The "NAPA Bulletin" series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. "NAPA Bulletins" are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The "NAPA Bulletin" seeks to: facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and studentsbe a useful document for practitionerscontribute to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positionssupport the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 220
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. Juni 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 389g
  • ISBN-13: 9781405190152
  • ISBN-10: 1405190159
  • Artikelnr.: 26015629
Autorenporträt
Carla Guerrón-Montero is assistant professor of anthropology and Latin American studies at the University of Delaware. She received her M.A. (1997) in applied anthropology from Oregon State University and her Ph.D. (2002) in cultural anthropology from the University of Oregon. She has conducted ethnographic and applied work on development, globalization, tourism, and racial-ethnic and gender relations, particularly among Afro-Latin American populations in Panama, Ecuador, Grenada, Chile, and Brazil. She has participated on collaborative interdisciplinary projects on nutritional anthropology, and gender and development in Ecuador. Guerrón-Montero is author of several articles and book chapters published in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. She is a fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) and the Salzburg Seminars. Guerrón-Montero has served on the executive boards of several sections and committees of the American Anthropological Association, SfAA, and the Latin American Studies Association. (cguerron@udel.edu)
Inhaltsangabe
Part I: Introduction.

1. Introduction: Preparing Anthropologists for the 21st Century(Carla Guerrón-Montero).

2. Recent Changes and Trends in the Practice of AppliedAnthropology (Satish Kedia).

Part II: Graduate School in Applied Anthropology.

3. Mastering the Art of the M.A. Program and Beyond (TerryRedding).

4. Small Fish in a Big Pond: An Applied Anthropologist inNatural Resource Management (Jennifer Gilden).

Part III: Advice from the Academy.

5. Practicing Anthropology from within the Academy: CombiningCareers (Philip D. Young).

6. Moving Past Public Anthropology and Doing CollaborativeResearch (Luke Eric Lassiter).

7. Collaboration, Cooperation, and Working Together:Anthropologists Creating a Space for Research and AcademicPartnerships (Geraldine Moreno-Black and Pissamai Homchampa).

8. Learning Applied Anthropology in Field Schools: Lessons fromBosnia and Romania (Peter W. Van Arsdale).

Part IV: Advice from Practicing Anthropologists.

9. Working for the Federal Government: Anthropology Careers(Shirley J. Fiske).

10. Applied Anthropology and Executive Leadership (BarbaraPillsbury.)

11. Creating Your Own Consulting Business (Carla N. Littlefieldand Emilia González-Clements).

12. Using Anthropology Overseas (Riall W. Nolan).

13. Becoming an International Consultant (GiseleMaynard-Tucker).

Part V: Further Resources.

14. Further Resources for Careers in Applied Anthropology(Scarlett Shaffer).

15. Biosketches of Authors.