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Practicing Military Anthropology: Beyond Expectations and Traditional Boundaries

Robert A. Rubinstein, Kerry Fosher, and Clementine Fujimura, editors

The relationship between anthropologists and the US military has generated many heated discussions—at professional meetings and in the pages of scholarly books and journals—much of it based on supposition rather than empirical evidence. The debates raise some fundamental questions: Who are military anthropologists? What do they do? In response, the authors of Practicing Military    More >

Practicing Military Anthropology: Beyond Expectations and Traditional Boundaries

The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure—Without Losing Your Soul

Kerry Ann Rockquemore and Tracey Laszloffy

For an African American scholar, who may be the lone minority in a department, navigating the tenure minefield can be a particularly harrowing process. Kerry Ann Rockquemore and Tracey Laszloffy go beyond standard professional resources to serve up practical advice for black faculty intent on playing—and winning—the tenure game. Addressing head-on how power and the thorny politics of    More >

The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure—Without Losing Your Soul

On the Market: Strategies for a Successful Academic Job Search

Sandra L. Barnes

Sandra Barnes presents both big-picture strategic thinking and nuts-and-bolts suggestions to help junior scholars obtain satisfying academic employment in today's highly competitive market.   Features of On the Market include: easy-to-read checklists for navigating the search process clues to reading between the lines of job postings practical advice on preparing the paperwork:    More >

On the Market: Strategies for a Successful Academic Job Search

Working for Change: Making a Career in International Public Service

Derick W. Brinkerhoff and Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

A Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for 2005 Derick and Jennifer Brinkerhoff explore career paths in international public service, focusing on development management positions and offering practical guidance on finding the right mix of professional goals, degree programs, job opportunities, and personal values. They also present profiles that illustrate how real people have faced the    More >

Working for Change: Making a Career in International Public Service

Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook

April Morgan, Lucinda Joy Peach, and Colette Mazzucelli, editors

Who should take moral and ethical responsibility for the world's critical issues? What obligations do individuals and multinational corporations have to the rest of the world, and whose cultural values must they consider? How do you empower your student to construct their own perspectives on global concerns such as human rights, global warming, corporate social responsibility, and security    More >

Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook

Anthropology in Practice: Building a Career Outside the Academy

Riall W. Nolan

How can students and scholars effectively prepare for—and succeed at—a career as a nonacademic practicing anthropologist? This comprehensive guide, full of practical detail, presents the answers. Nolan relates how students, recent graduates, and beginning professionals can acquire and use the skills essential for work as a practitioner. A key feature of his book is its comprehensive    More >

Anthropology in Practice: Building a Career Outside the Academy

The New International Studies Classroom: Active Teaching, Active Learning

Jeffrey S. Lantis, Lynn M. Kuzma, and John Boehrer, editors

This innovative volume effectively combines curricular themes and teaching methods to provide practical teaching tools for international studies faculty. The broad range of substantive issues addressed in the book reflects the diversity of actors—national, regional, and international—that respond to global problems. The authors explore new techniques for covering these issues,    More >

African Novels in the Classroom

Margaret Jean Hay, editor

Some of the best college teachers have found novels to be extremely effective assignments in courses addressing various aspects of African studies. Here, two dozen of those teachers describe their favorite African novels—drawn from all over the continent—and share their experiences in using them in the classroom. Each contributor discusses why a particular novel works well with    More >

Great Ideas for Teaching About Africa

Misty L. Bastian and Jane L. Parpart, editors

Choice Outstanding Academic Book! This award-winning book presents a wealth of ideas for teaching African studies in a variety of disciplines. The authors present a wide range of approaches: from preparing African cuisines as a way to understand people-environment relations, to using the Internet to develop a virtual art history exhibit; from viewing an African film or assigning a novel to    More >

Great Ideas for Teaching About Africa

International Policy Institutions Around the Pacific Rim: A Directory of Resources in East Asia, Australasia, and the Americas

Ramón Bahamonde

This major compendium identifies the approximately three hundred key institutional resources on international political and economic affairs available throughout the Pacific Basin—in East and Southeast Asia, Australia, Canada, the United States, Mexico, and the Pacific–oriented countries of South America. Organized by country/region, the Directory highlights each institution's    More >

Fellowships in International Affairs: A Guide to Opportunities in the United States and Abroad

Women in International Security

At a time of increasingly intense competition for research opportunities and access to careers in international affairs, Fellowships in International Affairs is an indispensable directory of fellowships and grants for graduate students, scholars, and practitioners alike. With nearly 200 entries, the guide offers a concise overview of traditional as well as lesser-known grants and fellowships in    More >

Fieldwork in Developing Countries

Stephen Devereux and John Hoddinott, editors

Practical, realistic, and based on firsthand experiences, this sorely needed resource addresses theoretical concerns at the same time that it reflects the important fact that the context within which fieldwork is conducted is absolutely integral to the research process.    More >