The handbook of practicing anthropology [electronic resource] / edited by Riall W. Nolan.

Contributor(s): Nolan, Riall WMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, ©2013Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118484340; 1118484347; 9781118484319; 1118484312; 9781118484333; 1118484339; 9781118486597; 1118486595; 9780470674598; 0470674598; 9781299241367; 1299241360Subject(s): Anthropology -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General | Anthropology -- MethodologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Handbooks and manuals. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook of practicing anthropology.DDC classification: 301.01 LOC classification: GN33Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
pt. 1. The practitioner career arc -- pt. 2. Practitioner bases -- pt. 3. Domains of practice -- pt. 4. Key issues -- pt. 5. Conclusion.
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 accounts 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 career options for practitioners, describes significant sectors of professional activity, and discusses 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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pt. 1. The practitioner career arc -- pt. 2. Practitioner bases -- pt. 3. Domains of practice -- pt. 4. Key issues -- pt. 5. Conclusion.

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 accounts 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 career options for practitioners, describes significant sectors of professional activity, and discusses 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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