L25-Applied anthropology

L25-Applied anthropology - What are long-term implications...

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Lecture 25-Applied Anthropology 1. Applied anthropology: anthropology outside the boundaries of discipline; applied to real world 1. Development anthropology 2. Medical anthropology 3. Education and anthropology 4. Anthropology in the business world 2. What is applied anthropology? 1. Using data, perspective, theory, and methods to identify, assess, and solve contemporary problems 1. Chart in book 2. More than observations-active engagement 1. Cultural anthropology-development anthropology 2. Archaeological anthropology-cultural resource management 3. Biological/physical anthropology-medical anthropology 4. Linguistic anthropology-classroom education 3. What is development? 1. Verbs, adjectives, social change, a system of power and practice 2. Change happens 1. Induced innovation 2. Who decides? 3. Where does the information come from? 4. Who benefits? 5.
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Unformatted text preview: What are long-term implications? 3. Imbalance 1. Poverty 1. < $1 per day-1.2 billion people 2. < $2 per day-4 billion 2. Water 1. 1.1 billion with access to safe water 2. 2.6 billion without sanitation 4. Framing Concepts 1. Economic focus-make poor countries rich 1. Stimulate rapid and sustained economic growth 2. Technical approach based on Western theories, goals, capital, and technology 5. Elements of modernization 1. Progress is rational and follows a predetermined path 2. Individual incentives and individual freedom 3. Private property-freedom to accumulate 4. Markets are the allocating institution 5. Identification with nations 4. The End of Poverty 1. Key themes 1. Colonial roots of poverty 2. Economic hit men 3. Development issues 4. Different types of poverty...
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