NAPA Bulletin, Race, Ethnicity and Applied Bioanthropology

NAPA Bulletin, Race, Ethnicity and Applied Bioanthropology

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Overview

NAPA Bulletin, Race, Ethnicity and Applied Bioanthropology by Wiley

NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasionalpublication of the National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policyapplications of anthropological knowledge and methods.

  • peer reviewed publication of the National Association for thePractice of Anthropology
  • dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policyapplications of anthropological knowledge and methods
  • most editions available for course adoption

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780913167595
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/19/1993
Series: NAPA Bulletin Series
Edition description: Number 13
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.21(d)

About the Author

Volume Editor: Claire C. Gordon

General Editors: Pamela Amoss and Ralph J. Bishop

Claire C. Gordonreceived her Ph.D. in bioanthropologyfrom Northwestern University in 1982 and an M.S. degree inbiostatistics from the Harvard University School of Public Healthin 1990. Although initially trained in prehistoric human biologyand mortuary archaeology, Gordon's interests shifted tocontemporary populations when she came to Natick in 1983. During1984-88, she planned and led a major anthropometric survey of theU.S. Army that included more than 132 body dimensions on 8,997soldiers. Her research interests include gender and racialvariation in morphometry, secular trends, statistical sizingmethodology, and statistical simulation of human engineering andmilitary logistics problems.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Why Classify Race? (Claire C. Gordon National Association forthe Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1:1–6. Race, Ethnicity, and Human Engineering).

The Impact of Racial Variation on Human Engineering DesignCriteria (Robert A. Walker National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1: 7–21).

Biocultural Influences in the Analysis of Secular Trends (ClaireC. Gordon , Thomas M. Greiner National Association for the Practiceof Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1:22–33).

Problems of Racial and Ethnic Self-Identification andClassification (Claire C. Gordon , Nancy A. Bell NationalAssociation for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993,Vol. 13, No. 1: 34–47. Race, Ethnicity, and ForensicAnthropology).

Realities of Racial Determination in a Forensic Setting(Madeleine J. Hinkes National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1: 48–53).

Skeletal Criteria for Racial Attribution (Stanley Rhine NationalAssociation for the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993,Vol. 13, No. 1: 54–67).

Dental Variation and Racial Estimation: Problems and PracticalForensic Applications (Kim Schneider Kimminau National Associationfor the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1:68–73. Racial Concepts).

The Objective View of Race (Alice M. Brues National Associationfor the Practice of Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1:74–78).

Applied Anthropology and the Concept of Race: A Legacy ofLinnaeus (Norman J. Sauer National Association for the Practice ofAnthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1: 79–84. Aboutthe Contributors).

About the Contributors (National Association for the Practiceof Anthropology Bulletin Jan 1993, Vol. 13, No. 1:85–87).

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