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The Public Value of Anthropology Engaging Critical Social Issues Through Ethnography

Author: Monika Weissensteiner; Barbara Sorgoni; Cătălina Tesăr; Jane Henrici; Sabine Klocke-Daffa
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] bu, Press Bozen-Bolzano University Press 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accessible to non-specialists and researchers interested in ethnography, this volume offers an introduction into the uses of anthropology for engaging contemporary social issues. The editors' essay surveys the development of anthropological research from its early exotic, non-Western focus to today's debate over increasingly engaged approaches within a globalized society. The case studies utilize anthropology's  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monika Weissensteiner; Barbara Sorgoni; Cătălina Tesăr; Jane Henrici; Sabine Klocke-Daffa
ISBN: 9788860460769 886046076X 9788860461148 8860461146
OCLC Number: 1135343744
Language Note: English
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 electronic resource (174 Seiten))

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Accessible to non-specialists and researchers interested in ethnography, this volume offers an introduction into the uses of anthropology for engaging contemporary social issues. The editors' essay surveys the development of anthropological research from its early exotic, non-Western focus to today's debate over increasingly engaged approaches within a globalized society. The case studies utilize anthropology's hallmark ethnographic methodology to address issues ranging from refugee reception and recognition to fair trade, intercultural education, and encounters with Gypsy populations

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