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A Handbook of Practicing Anthropology, Paperback / softback Book

A Handbook of Practicing Anthropology Paperback / softback

Edited by Riall Nolan


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


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthropology
  • ISBN: 9780470674598