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We as members of the Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology affirm our ongoing commitment to value human diversity in all its myriad forms and to encourage all of our members to provide safety and basic human rights for everyone.
Anthropological perspective and practice are grounded in respect for all persons, civility, and thoughtful examination of ideas and policies. It is especially critical at times of uncertainty and change.
We recognize a common responsibility to…Continue
Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies
Although anthropologists can and have made significant contributions to the business world (Jordan 2013), the theories and methods of this qualitative social science have not been as widely phased into business research practice as they could and should have been (Tian and Walle 2009). The most powerful tool that business anthropologists can apply and contribute to anthropological…Continue
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Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)
When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…Continue
Call for PapersSfAA 2017 March 27-April 1Santa Fe, New Mexico Organizers: Christine Kovic (University Houston, Clear Lake) andKatherine McCaffrey (Montclair State University) Anthropologists who…Continue
Started by Katherine McCaffrey in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Sep 22.
If you’re interested in submitting an abstract for this panel for the Society for Applied Anthropology meetings (March 28-April 1, 2017 in Santa Fe, NM), please send a 250-word abstract to Nicole…Continue
Started by Nicole Peterson in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 30.
The Critical Public Health Research Group in the San Francisco Bay Area is currently soliciting student abstracts for a symposium highlighting critical perspectives to pressing public health issues.…Continue
Started by Melissa Cope in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 22.
Interventions with diabetes, now a pandemic, have accentuated diet, exercise and lowered obesity. Other issues associated with applied anthropology need be addressed, among them: food preparation…Continue
Started by Melissa Cope in SfAA 2017 Annual Meeting Discussions Aug 9.