NAPA Bulletin. The Globalization of Anthropology. Number 25

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  • 212 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The emerging complex dynamics that connect global and local processes have intensified the world has become, in many ways, a single place. Any history of applied anthropology is inextricably linked to the history of the discipline as a whole, even in countries where relations between applied/practicing and academic anthropologists have been contentious. Since the early 1990′s, the pace of globalization, with its new forms of linkages and communication, has been rapidly re–shaping the discipline of anthropology here in the US as well as abroad. This volume presents original information that allows a systematic comparison and contrast of applied/practicing anthropology from a global perspective. Contributors from ten nations (Canada, China, Ecuador, Egypt, Great Britain, India, Israel, Portugal, and Russia and the United States) discuss their perspectives as practitioners and applied anthropologists. They describe the state of applied/practicing anthropology in their countries, providing data for an analysis of the changing nature of anthropology on a worldwide scale. The authors also represent diverse national perspectives about the goals, roles, and statuses of anthropology in global change processes. The discussion presented in this Volume 25 of the NAPA Bulletin series has important implications for the future of global applied/practice and presents challenges to the organization and uses of the products of anthropological inquiry.
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Global Connections and Practicing Anthropology in the 21st Century Carole E. Hill , Marietta L. Baba National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 1 13.

Applied Anthropology in Ecuador: Development Practice and Discourse Jorge E. Uquillas , Pilar Larreamendy National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 14 34.

Applied Anthropology in Egypt: Practicing Anthropology within Local and Global Contexts el–Sayed el–Aswad National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 35 51.

Anthropology in Policy and Practice in India L. K. Mahapatra National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 052 69.

Applied Anthropology in China Wang Jianmin , John A. Young National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 70 81.

Practicing Ethnology in Contemporary Russia Anatoly N. Yamskov National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 82 103.

Applied Anthropology in Israel: Between Infancy and Maturity S. Zev Kalifon , Malka Shabtay National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 104 122.

The Practice of Anthropology in Great Britain Sarah Pink National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 123 133.

Applied Anthropology in Canada: Historical Foundations, Contemporary Practice and Policy Potentials Alexander M. Ervin , Lorne Holyoak National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 134 155.

Practicing Anthropology in Portugal Ana Isabel Afonso National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 156 175.

What′s in the Name "Applied Anthropology"?: An Encounter with Global Practice Marietta L. Baba , Carole E. Hill National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 176 207.

Biosketches of Authors National Association for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin May 2006, Vol. 25, No. 1: 208 212.

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Carole E. Hill
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