Chapter 4 book notes- Applied Anthropology

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Department
Anthropology
Course
APG 203
Professor
Professor Garcia- Quijano
Semester
Spring

Description
Chapter 4 Applied anthropology- the use of anthropological data, perspectives, theory, and methods to identify, assess, and solve contemporary problems Applied anthropologists have a range of employers -Government agencies, developmental organizations, etc Applied anthropologists come from all four subfields Ethnography is one of applied anthropology’s most valuable research tool A systematic perspective recognizes that changes have multiple consequences Developmental anthropology focuses on social issues in and the cultural dimensions of economic development -Development projects typically promote cash employment and new technology at the expense of subsistence economies Not all governments seek to increase equality and end poverty Anthropology and education researchers work in classrooms, homes, and other settings relevant to education
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