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Vera Mae Green: Quaker Roots and Applied Anthropology

Antoinette Jackson

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents an overview of Vera Green’s intellectual contributions to anthropology. It explores the influences in Green’s life that shaped her approach to applied anthropology, particularly ... More


Commentary

Florence E. Babb

in Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This commentary examines the pioneering research on Andean women that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s. This researchtended toward two divergent poles. The first consists ofanalyses, like the author’s ... More


Tangi Valley: The Limitations of Applied Anthropology in Afghanistan

Brian G. Brereton

in Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190216726
eISBN:
9780190492137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216726.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter describes how an anthropologist grappled with ethical concerns before joining HTS and deploying to the Afghan provinces of Logar and Wardak where his contributions centered on softening ... More


From Cultural Pluralism to a Global Science of Acculturation in the United States

Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt

in Science and Politics of Race in Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636405
eISBN:
9781469636429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636405.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on Collier and the US Indian Service (IS). Collier brought applied anthology into the Indian Service so as to develop culturally appropriate policies—an innovation he claimed was ... More


Applying Anthropology in an Alaskan National Park

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In a very different sort of applied research, one of the authors is hired by the National Park Service to study Tlingit Indian and white fishermen in a remote area of Glacier Bay National Park. Both ... More


The Cinema Intelligence Apparatus: Gregory Bateson, the Museum of Modern Art Film Library, and the Intelligence Work of Film Studies during World War II

Nathaniel Brennan

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Nathaniel Brennan, discusses the efforts of the Museum of Modern Art Film Library to make use of captured enemy motion pictures on behalf of the federal government’s wartime ... More


Politics and Fieldwork: Nomads in English Cities

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The chapter introduces the subfield of applied anthropology. Here the anthropologists are commissioned by the British Department of the Environment to find out what kind of “sites” should be built ... More


Women and Men in Vicos, Peru: A Case of Unequal Development

Florence E. Babb

in Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Peru-Cornell Project inthe community of Vicos (1952–1962) was the cooperative effort of Cornell University and the Peruvian Indian Institute. The late professor Allan R. Holmberg took the ... More


On Reform

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter, an exercise in applied anthropology, asks two questions. What lessons about reforming the British civil service can be learnt from using observational methods to study British ... More


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