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But as noted, anthropology is embedded in social contexts that do not encourage such efforts. Programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional studies lead to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. This extreme view would stultify all attempts at applying anthropological knowledge, since the theoretical work of anthropologists is not focused on administrative problems, and its implications for action would be recognized only by other professionals.

Pages: 62

Publisher: Palala Press (May 16, 2016)

ISBN: 1356618820

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