Applying Anthropology 1010

Applying Anthropology 1010 - Because anthropologists are...

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Applying Anthropology What is Applied Anthropology? Encompasses any use of knowledge and/or techniques of the four subfields to identify, assess, and solve pratical problems. Applied anthropology always considers sociocultural contexts when solving problems. Examples of Applied Anthropology Biological - Forensics, public health, nutrition, genetic counseling, substance abuse, epidemiology, aging, and mental illness. Archaeology - Cultural Resource Management (CRM), historical preservation, public education, and contract archaeology. Cultural -- Education, evaluation, public policy, business, design, marketing, international business, law, and dispute resolution. Linguistic - Education The role of applied anthropologist
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Unformatted text preview: Because anthropologists are experts on human problems and social change, they are highly qualifies to suggest, plan and implement policy affecting people. in the 1940's, anthropologists would "study at a distance" British colonial anthropology aided colonial regimes Modern Anthropology aid the sidenfranchised as well as work with clients from the business world. Ethics Academic and Applied anthropology After WWII, academic anthropology expanded rapidly with univesities adding anthropology departments to keep up with demand, with most graduates working in education. Today, hald of PhD graduates will work outside of academia Theory aids practice and practice fuels theory....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course ANTH 1010 taught by Professor Luster during the Fall '08 term at North Texas.

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