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Anthropology and the Public Interest : Fieldwork and Theory

By: Reeves Sanday, Peggy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (392 p.).ISBN: 9781483270395.Subject(s): Applied anthropology | United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980 | United States -- Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Anthropology and the Public Interest : Fieldwork and TheoryDDC classification: 309.1/73 | 309.173 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Anthropology and the Public Interest: Fieldwork and Theory; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Anthropologists' Role; Chapter 1. Some Reflections on the Contributions of Anthropologists to Public Policy; INTRODUCTION; POLICY-RELATED RESEARCH IN OUR PAST; TYPES OF POLICY-RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY; PROBLEMS AND FRUSTRATIONS; OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLARIFICATION; Chapter 2. Intercultural Expertise and Public Policy; REFERENCES; Chapter 3. The Past, the Present, the Future: Public Policy as a Dynamic Interface
Chapter 4. Training Anthropologists for Effective Roles in Public PolicyPart II: The U.S. Public Culture: Attitudes, Themes, and Behavior; Chapter 5. A Sense of Success: Heredity, Intelligence, and Race in American History and Culture; HEREDITARIAN THOUGHT AND EUROPEAN EXPANSION; ENGLISH ASSESSMENTS OF AFRICANS; ANGLO-AMERICAN ASSESSMENTS OF AFRO-AMERICANS; CHANGE AND PERMANENCE IN AMERICAN CULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 6. Cultural and Structural Pluralism in the United States; CAN THE SCHOOLS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?; IMPACT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE ON SCHOOL LEGISLATION
MEANING AND USE OF THE CONCEPTS CULTURAL AND STRUCTURAL PLURALISM IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCESCULTURAL PLURALISM IN THE UNITED STATES; STRUCTURAL PLURALISM IN THE UNITED STATES; STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 7. The Cultural Context of American Education; THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF AMERICAN EDUCATION; DISCUSSION: A SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS APPROACH TO THE ANALYSIS OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX: BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF VARIABLES USED IN TABLE 7.1; REFERENCES; Chapter 8. Dropping Out: A Strategy for Coping with Cultural Pluralism
SOME BEHAVIORAL CONSEQUENCES OF CULTURAL PLURALISMTHE EFFECTS OF CULTURAL PLURALISM ON THE SCHOOL BEHAVIOR OF PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN; PROCEDURE; RESULTS; DISCUSSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 9. Gatekeeping Encounters: A Social Selection Process; INTRODUCTION; THE FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE: DISCOVERING THE GATEKEEPING ENCOUNTER; COLLECTING EVIDENCE ON GATEKEEPING ENCOUNTERS; CONVERTING RAW DATA INTO EVIDENCE; ASYMMETRY SEGMENTS CODE; IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY AND FOR THE CUMULATION OF LARGER SAMPLES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 10. Two Theories of Discrimination; INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONSEMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION: A TRADITIONAL VIEW; INTERPERSONAL COMPARISONS OF UTILITY; EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION: INTERDEPENDENT UTILITIES; DISCRIMINATION MODELS; EMPLOYEE DISCRIMINATION; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; Chapter 11. The Plight of the Ethnic Candidate: A Spatial Analysis; INTRODUCTION; THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS; A MODEL OF ETHNIC POLITICS; IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS; APPENDIX; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 12. The ERA: Law, Custom, and Change; THE ARGUMENTS; ASSUMPTIONS UNDERLYING ANTI-ERA ARGUMENTS; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES
Chapter 13. Economically Cooperating Units in an Urban Black Community
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Front Cover; Anthropology and the Public Interest: Fieldwork and Theory; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Anthropologists' Role; Chapter 1. Some Reflections on the Contributions of Anthropologists to Public Policy; INTRODUCTION; POLICY-RELATED RESEARCH IN OUR PAST; TYPES OF POLICY-RELATED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY; PROBLEMS AND FRUSTRATIONS; OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLARIFICATION; Chapter 2. Intercultural Expertise and Public Policy; REFERENCES; Chapter 3. The Past, the Present, the Future: Public Policy as a Dynamic Interface

Chapter 4. Training Anthropologists for Effective Roles in Public PolicyPart II: The U.S. Public Culture: Attitudes, Themes, and Behavior; Chapter 5. A Sense of Success: Heredity, Intelligence, and Race in American History and Culture; HEREDITARIAN THOUGHT AND EUROPEAN EXPANSION; ENGLISH ASSESSMENTS OF AFRICANS; ANGLO-AMERICAN ASSESSMENTS OF AFRO-AMERICANS; CHANGE AND PERMANENCE IN AMERICAN CULTURE; REFERENCES; Chapter 6. Cultural and Structural Pluralism in the United States; CAN THE SCHOOLS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?; IMPACT OF SOCIAL SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE ON SCHOOL LEGISLATION

MEANING AND USE OF THE CONCEPTS CULTURAL AND STRUCTURAL PLURALISM IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCESCULTURAL PLURALISM IN THE UNITED STATES; STRUCTURAL PLURALISM IN THE UNITED STATES; STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 7. The Cultural Context of American Education; THE CULTURAL CONTEXT OF AMERICAN EDUCATION; DISCUSSION: A SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS APPROACH TO THE ANALYSIS OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX: BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF VARIABLES USED IN TABLE 7.1; REFERENCES; Chapter 8. Dropping Out: A Strategy for Coping with Cultural Pluralism

SOME BEHAVIORAL CONSEQUENCES OF CULTURAL PLURALISMTHE EFFECTS OF CULTURAL PLURALISM ON THE SCHOOL BEHAVIOR OF PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN; PROCEDURE; RESULTS; DISCUSSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 9. Gatekeeping Encounters: A Social Selection Process; INTRODUCTION; THE FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE: DISCOVERING THE GATEKEEPING ENCOUNTER; COLLECTING EVIDENCE ON GATEKEEPING ENCOUNTERS; CONVERTING RAW DATA INTO EVIDENCE; ASYMMETRY SEGMENTS CODE; IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY AND FOR THE CUMULATION OF LARGER SAMPLES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 10. Two Theories of Discrimination; INTRODUCTION

DEFINITIONSEMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION: A TRADITIONAL VIEW; INTERPERSONAL COMPARISONS OF UTILITY; EMPLOYER DISCRIMINATION: INTERDEPENDENT UTILITIES; DISCRIMINATION MODELS; EMPLOYEE DISCRIMINATION; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; Chapter 11. The Plight of the Ethnic Candidate: A Spatial Analysis; INTRODUCTION; THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS; A MODEL OF ETHNIC POLITICS; IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS; APPENDIX; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 12. The ERA: Law, Custom, and Change; THE ARGUMENTS; ASSUMPTIONS UNDERLYING ANTI-ERA ARGUMENTS; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES

Chapter 13. Economically Cooperating Units in an Urban Black Community

Anthropology and the Public Interest

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