Making History at the Frontier: Women Creating Careers As Practicing Anthropologists / Edition 1

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Overview

NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods.

  • peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
  • dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods
  • most editions available for course adoption
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931303293
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/18/2006
  • Series: NAPA Bulletin Series
  • Edition description: Number 26
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.76 (w) x 10.05 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Volume Editor: Christina Wasson

General Editor: Tim Wallace

Christina Wasson is an assistant professor in theDepartment of Anthropology at the University of North Texas. She isa linguistic anthropologist whose work explores the intersectionsof communication, organizations, and technology. In addition, sheis interested in self-reflexively exploring the practices of thediscipline of anthropology, in both academic and applied/practicingcontexts, with a particular focus on gender issues. In 2002 she waselected to the Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology ofthe American Anthropological Association (COSWA). She ledCOSWA’s effort to conduct a national survey on academicclimate issues and helped build bridges between COSWA and theNational Association for the Practice of Anthropology. ChristinaWasson received her Ph.D. from Yale University. She has publishedarticles and book chapters in the fields of anthropology,organization studies, and discourse studies on topics such aslanguage use in organizations, team decision making, and virtualgroupwork. She has also worked as a project manager in severalconsulting firms. cwasson@unt.edu

Tim Wallace is Associate Professor and AppliedAnthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology atNorth Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. Hisprimary interests lie within the subfield of the anthropology oftourism. His most recent research has taken him to the communitiesaround Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan Highlands. He has carried outapplied research work on tourism in Costa Rica, Hungary, andMadagascar. In addition, he has done applied work in Mozambiquestudying maize marketing; Ecuador for a potato marketing project;Togo, West Africa, to study economic development policy; Peru toresearch community development strategies in Peru; and, Hiroshima,Japan to study international education policy. He has also doneresearch in North Carolina on farmers markets in Raleigh, NorthCarolina, and on socioeconomic responses to pest managementpractices among tomato and cabbage farmers in North Carolina. Hehas been President of the Southern Anthropological Association andthe Association of North Carolina Anthropologists, was a member ofthe Executive Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology, and iscoeditor of the NAPA Bulletin. He recently edited NAPA Bulletin 23on "Tourism and Applied Anthropologists."(tmwallace@mindspring.com)

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Table of Contents

Making History at the Frontier Christina Wasson NationalAssociation for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006,Vol. 26, No. 1: 1–19.

Random Walk Mary Odell Butler National Association for thePractice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:20–31.

Pursuing International Development through a GenderLensReflections on a Nonlinear Career Path in Applied AnthropologyMari H. Clarke National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 32–54.

Seeing Double: An Anthropologist's Vision Quest JacquelineCopeland-Carson National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 55–81.

Anthropology in Pursuit of Public Policy and Practical KnowledgeShirley J. Fiske National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 82–107.

An Interim Story of a Career as an Applied AnthropologistMadelyn Iris National Association for the Practice of AnthropologyBulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 108–122.

Putting On AirsFinding a Path to a Career in AppliedAnthropology Susan Racine Passmore National Association for thePractice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:123–134.

Theory and PracticeImprovising a Life as a PracticingAnthropologist Eve C. Pinsker National Association for the Practiceof Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:135–151.

Bushwhacking a Career Patricia Sachs National Association forthe Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:152–162.

Life at the Crossroads Jean J. Schensul National Association forthe Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:163–190.

Solving Puzzles Susan Squires National Association for thePractice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1:191–208.

The Spiral PathToward an Integrated Life Alaka Wali NationalAssociation for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Sep 2006,Vol. 26, No. 1: 209–222.

Histories and Futures at the FrontierSome Final ThoughtsChristina Wasson National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 223–226.

Biosketches of Authors National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Sep 2006, Vol. 26, No. 1: 227–231.

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