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Applied Anthropology for Undergraduates
City, Street and Citizen by Suzanne Hall
Publication Date: 2013-06-21
This book offers the reader an account of the lived realities of allegiance, participation and belonging from the base of a multi-ethnic street in south London.
Culture on Tour by Edward M. Bruner
Publication Date: 2004-11-15
Culture on Tour analyzes a remarkable variety of tourist productions, ranging from safari excursions in Kenya and dance dramas in Bali to an Abraham Lincoln heritage site in Illinois.
Learning Capitalist Culture by Douglas E. Foley
Publication Date: 2010-06-04
Building on thirty-six years of experience with North Town, this ethnographic study of the small, predominantly Mexican American south Texas town, shows how the rituals involved in activities tend to preserve or reproduce class and gender inequalities, even as Mexicanos transform the racial order.
Liquidated by Karen Zouwen Ho
Publication Date: 2009-07-13
Through an in-depth investigation into the everyday experiences and ideologies of Wall Street investment bankers, Ho describes how a financially dominant but highly unstable market system is understood, justified, and produced through the restructuring of corporations and the larger economy.
The Remembered Village by M. N. Srinivas
Publication Date: 2012-11-09
Sketching an ethnographic portrait of the village ion its own terms, and as an integral part of larger political and historical institutions, The Remembered Village is an exhaustive and detailed description of village life and the complexities of inter- and intra-caste relations.
Paradise in Ashes by Beatriz Manz; Aryeh Neier (Foreword by)
Publication Date: 2005-08-10
Paradise in Ashes is a deeply engaged and moving account of the violence and repression that defined the murderous Guatemalan civil war of the 1980s.
Perspectives is an open access textbook for teachers and students of anthropology, and it is available for viewing or download here.
Applied Anthropology by Alexander M. Ervin
Publication Date: 2004-06-10
The most up-to-date and accessible text on the subject, Applied Anthropology provides the skills, perspectives, and methodologies needed when working in today's communities and organizations.
The Applied Anthropology Reader by James H. McDonald
Publication Date: 2001-10-22
This new reader offers a collection of articles focusing on practicing anthropology at a time when readers are increasingly looking for ways to apply their anthropology degrees to their professional lives.
Forensic Archaeology by W. J. Mike Groen; Rob Janaway; Nicholas Márquez-Grant
Publication Date: 2015-04-27
This volume contains 57 chapters from experienced forensic archaeological practitioners working in different countries, intergovernmental organisations or NGO s.