9781931303163

NAPA Bulletin, Passages The Ethnographic Field School and First Fieldwork

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    9781931303163

  • ISBN10:

    1931303169

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-09
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

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

Author Biography

Volume Editor: Madelyn Iris

General Editors: Tim Wallace and Alayne Unterberger

Madelyn Iris, Ph.D., completed her dissertation in anthropology at Northwestern University and quickly became engaged in the newly emerging field of ethnographic evaluation. For several years she served as a research associate at the Erikson Institute for Advanced Studies in Child Development, where she conducted qualitative program evaluation research. During this time she became interested in the problems of the frail elderly and shifted her focus to gerontology and the study of protective services. She joined the Buehler Center on Aging at Northwestern University as the assistant director for education. She was appointed Interim director of the center and was named the director of behavioral and social science research. Dr. Iris was an early participant in the Northwestern University Ethnographic School, was appointed Associate Director and was named director. She is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.Hermajor areas of focus now include social program research and evaluation, qualitative methods and the study of decision making and chronic illness, and Native American models of aging. She is a sustaining fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology and a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, and was the founding chair of the NAPA Mentor Program. Dr. Iris was elected president-elect of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology.

Table of Contents

Foreword Review
Introduction
What Is A Cultural Anthropology Field School And What Is It Good For? Review
Documenting Local Culture: An Introductory Field School Review
Stafford, Inta Carpenter, David A
Taylor 14-34
Apprentice Ethnographers And The Anthropology Of Tourism In Costa Rica Review
Fulfilling Community Needs Through Research And Service: The Northwestern University Ethnographic Field School Experience Review
Rehabilitation, Resistance, And Return: Service Learning And The Quest For Civil Society In Bosnia ReviewPeter Van Arsda
Learning To Put Ethnography To Good Use: The Gambia, West Africa Field Study Program Review
Learning Through Doing: The Importance Of Fieldwork In The Education Of The Undergraduate Review
Role Negotiations Among Students And Native Sponsors In An Ethnographic Field School Review
Lessons From The Navajo: The Impact Of A "Good" Field Experience On A Career Review
Mentorship And The Field School Experience Review
Ethnographic Field Schools, Community Service Learning, And The Homestay Experience Review
Ethical Issues And Other Things To Think About Review
Conclusion: How To Pick A Field School That's Right For You Review
Web Resources 169-169
Biosketches of the Authors
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