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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781931303293
ISBN-10: 1931303290
Format: Paperback
(265mm x 179mm x 12mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: American Anthropological Association
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ellis Wasson

Volume Editor: Christina Wasson General Editor: Tim Wallace Christina Wasson is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas. She is a linguistic anthropologist whose work explores the intersections of communication, organizations, and technology. In addition, she is interested in self-reflexively exploring the practices of the discipline of anthropology, in both academic and applied/practicing contexts, with a particular focus on gender issues. In 2002 she was elected to the Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association (COSWA). She led COSWA's effort to conduct a national survey on academic climate issues and helped build bridges between COSWA and the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology. Christina Wasson received her Ph.D. from Yale University. She has published articles and book chapters in the fields of anthropology, organization studies, and discourse studies on topics such as language use in organizations, team decision making, and virtual groupwork. She has also worked as a project manager in several consulting firms. cwasson@unt.edu Tim Wallace is Associate Professor and Applied Anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina. His primary interests lie within the subfield of the anthropology of tourism. His most recent research has taken him to the communities around Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan Highlands. He has carried out applied research work on tourism in Costa Rica, Hungary, and Madagascar. In addition, he has done applied work in Mozambique studying maize marketing; Ecuador for a potato marketing project; Togo, West Africa, to study economic development policy; Peru to research community development strategies in Peru; and, Hiroshima, Japan to study international education policy. He has also done research in North Carolina on farmers markets in Raleigh, North Carolina, and on socioeconomic responses to pest management practices among tomato and cabbage farmers in North Carolina. He has been President of the Southern Anthropological Association and the Association of North Carolina Anthropologists, was a member of the Executive Board of the Society for Applied Anthropology, and is coeditor of the NAPA Bulletin. He recently edited NAPA Bulletin 23 on "Tourism and Applied Anthropologists." (tmwallace@mindspring.com)

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