skip to content
Public anthropology in a borderless world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Public anthropology in a borderless world

Author: Sam Beck; Carl A Maida
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2015.
Series: Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Today anthropologists carry out the discipline's original purpose of understanding and advocating for cultural integrity of societies across the globe. Public anthropology, likewise, is an important  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Beck; Carl A Maida
ISBN: 9781782387305 1782387307
OCLC Number: 974386688
Description: XI, 400 p. : il.
Contents: List of Illustrations Introduction Carl A. Maida and Sam Beck Chapter 1. Community-Based Research Organizations: Co-constructing Public Knowledge and Bridging Knowledge/Action Communities through Participatory Action Research Jean J. Schensul Chapter 2. Crossing the Line: Participatory Action Research in a Museum Setting Alaka Wali and Madeleine Tudor Chapter 3. Monitoring the Commons: Giving "Voice" to Environmental Justice in Pacoima Carl A. Maida Chapter 4. Political-Ethical Dilemmas Participant Observed Josiah McC. Heyman Chapter 5. Public Anthropology and Structural Engagement: Making Ameliorating Social Inequality Our Primary Agenda Merrill Singer Chapter 6. Public Anthropology and the Transformation of Anthropological Research Louise Lamphere Chapter 7. Public Anthropology and Its Reception Judith Goode Chapter 8. Anthropology for Whom? Challenges and Prospects of Activist Scholarship Angela Stuesse Chapter 9. "We Are Plumbers of Democracy": A Study of Aspirations to Inclusive Public Dialogues in Mexico and Its Repercussions Raul Acosta Chapter 10. What Everybody Should Know about Nature-Culture: Anthropology in the Public Sphere and "The Two Cultures" Thomas Hylland Eriksen Chapter 11. Reimagining the Fragmented City/Citizen: Young People and Public Action in Rio de Janeiro Udi Mandel Butler Chapter 12. Urban Transitions: Graffiti Transformations Sam Beck Chapter 13. Recreating Community: New Housing for Amui Djor Residents Tony Asare, Erika Mamley Osae, and Deborah Pellow Notes on Contributors
Series Title: Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Beck and Carl A. Maida.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[This] collection fruitfully examines how the turn to public engagement is transforming the discipline - leading anthropologists to reconsider the researcher's subject position and to use new Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/974386688> # Public anthropology in a borderless world
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "974386688" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Topic/etnologia> ; # Etnología
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Person/maida_carl_a> ; # Carl A. Maida
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Person/beck_sam> ; # Sam Beck
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2575848706> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Series/studies_in_public_and_applied_anthropology> ; # Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology ;
   schema:name "Public anthropology in a borderless world" ;
   schema:numberOfPages "400" ;
   schema:productID "974386688" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/974386688#PublicationEvent/new_york_berghahn_books_2015> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Agent/berghahn_books> ; # Berghahn Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781782387305> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/974386688> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Person/maida_carl_a> # Carl A. Maida
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Maida" ;
   schema:givenName "Carl A." ;
   schema:name "Carl A. Maida" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2575848706#Series/studies_in_public_and_applied_anthropology> # Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/974386688> ; # Public anthropology in a borderless world
   schema:name "Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology ;" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781782387305>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1782387307" ;
   schema:isbn "9781782387305" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.