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Anthropologists in the SecurityScape [[electronic resource] ] : Ethics, Practice, and Professional Identity

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Autore: Albro Robert Visualizza persona
Titolo: Anthropologists in the SecurityScape [[electronic resource] ] : Ethics, Practice, and Professional Identity Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Walnut Creek, : Left Coast Press, 2011
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (279 p.)
Disciplina: 301.072
Soggetto topico: Anthropology
Anthropological ethics - Research
Administrative agencies
Intelligence service
Social Sciences
Anthropology - General
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: MarcusGeorge  
McNamaraLaura A  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Introduction; 1. The Winds of Politics, Change, and Social Science Transformation in a Military Research Institution; 2. Identity Management in the Federal Government: How an Andean Archaeologist Became a Social Scientist; 3. Public Anthropology and Multitrack Dialoguing in the Securityscape; 4. Blurring the Boundaries between Anthropology and Intelligence Analysis; 5. Intelligence Work: The Mundane World of High-Consequence Analysis; 6. Interdisciplinary Research in the National Laboratories; 7. Standing at the Crossroads of Anthropology, Public Health, and National Security
8. Culture in/ Culture of the United States Naval Academy9. Teaching Culture at Marine Corps University; 10. Protecting the Past to Secure the Future: An Archaeologist Working for the Army; 11. Staying Safe: Aid Work and Security in Afghanistan; 12. On the Ethics of Graduated Disclosure in Contexts of War; 13. Ethical Considerations from the Study of Peacekeeping; 14. Hazardous Field Operations: Romanian-American Joint Humanitarian Training; 15. Retaining Intellectual Integrity: Introducing Anthropology to the National Security Community
16. How Critical Should Critical Thinking Be? Teaching Soldiers in WartimeConclusion"" "Be All That You Can Be..." : The Anthropological Vocation in the Securityscape; Index; About the Editors
Sommario/riassunto: As the military and intelligence communities re-tool for the 21st century, the long and contentious debate about the role of social scientists in national security environments is dividing the disciplines with renewed passion. Yet, research shows that most scholars have a weak understanding of what today''s security institutions actually are and what working in them entails. This book provides an essential new foundation for the debate, with fine-grained accounts of the complex and varied work of cultural, physical, and linguistic anthropologists and archaeologists doing security-related work
Titolo autorizzato: Anthropologists in the SecurityScape  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-315-43480-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
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Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910462516703321
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