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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: 9781931303330
ISBN-10: 1931303339
Format: Paperback
(256mm x 177mm x 12mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: American Anthropological Association
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Tim Wallace

Volume Editors: Tim Wallace, Edward Liebow, Satish Kedia and Alayne Unterberger Satish Kedia received a Ph.D. in Applied and Medical Anthropology in 1997 from the University of Kentucky, where he also earned a Certificate in Medical Behavioral Science. He is currently Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology and Director of the Institute for Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluation (I-SATE) at The University of Memphis. His research focuses on alcohol and drug abuse treatment evaluation, caregiving and adherence to treatment protocols, HIV/AIDS in the United States, health impacts of forced displacement in India, and pesticide use in the Philippines. Dr. Kedia has had a wide range of scholarly and applied experiences. He coedited Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application with John van Willigen, has authored or coauthored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries, and has published more than 25 evaluation and policy reports. ( Edward Liebow is Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director of the Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, and a past President of NAPA. His work focuses on perceptions of risk, environmental health, and community development policy. ( Alayne Unterberger began her career as a bilingual social worker and outreach specialist with high-risk minority youth and families. She received her M.A. from the University of South Florida and her Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Medical Anthropology. Her research areas include: critical medical anthropology, participatory action research, youth-led programming, cultural brokerage, migration-immigration, and community engagement. Since 2002, she has been Executive Director of the Florida Institute for Community Studies, Inc. She has worked in the United States, Mexico, and, most recently, Nicaragua. ( 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." (