Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader

Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader

By (author) Aaron Podolefsky , By (author) Peter Brown , By (author) Scott M. Lacy


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"Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader" is a collection of articles that provides compelling examples of applied research in all four fields of anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. The tenth edition offers 11 new readings and a new chart at the beginning of the text to help instructors and students locate key themes and topics.

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 18mm | 861.82g
  • 01 Jan 2012
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures
  • 0078117046
  • 9780078117046
  • 1,161,545

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Peter J. Brown teaches at Emory University. He is a professor in the Department of Anthropology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences and also a professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health. He serves as the Director of Emory's Center for Health, Culture and Society. He has co-edited : The Anthropology of Infectious Diseases; Emerging Illnesses and Society: Negotiating the Public Health Agenda; Applying Anthropology (9th edition); and Applying Cultural Anthropology (8th edition). His research primarily deals with sociocultural aspects of malaria and its control, and he serves on a malaria-related Scientific Advisory Committee for the World Health Organization. He has an additional research interest on cultural issues in obesity and its related chronic diseases. Recipient of several teaching awards, he is a director of a new program "Global Health, Culture and Society" at Emory College.

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