9780470674604

A Handbook of Practicing Anthropology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470674604

  • ISBN 10:

    0470674601

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/01/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

An essential career-planning resource, A Handbook of Practicing Anthropology presents a comprehensive account of contemporary anthropological practice written primarily by anthropological practitioners Engagingly written and instructive stories of practice by anthropological professionals working in corporations, governmental, entrepreneurial, and educational settings Provides essential guidance on applying anthropological principles on the job: what works well and what must be learned Emphasizes the value of collaboration, teamwork, and continuous learning as key elements to success in non-academic careers Highlights the range of successful, and unsuccessful, career arcs for the non-traditional academic , evaluating primary job options, significant sectors of professional activity, and key issues, concerns, and controversies in the field Chapters examine key practice sectors such as freelancing, managing a consulting firm, working for government, non-profits, and corporations, and the domains of health, industry, education, international development, and the military

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