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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (March 3, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845200659
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845200657
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,672,110 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'A magnificent primer on how anthropologists might engage a wider public and why they generally fail to do so. The proof of the message is in the quality of the writing itself.'
Keith Hart

'Anthropology will engage with public issues, or it will wither. This is the central message of Thomas Eriksen's stimulating polemic. As he warns, 'Anthropologists must stop fidgeting, and get on with it'. His provocative essay is easy to read and full of key reasons why anthropologists today more than ever need to face the world and not just one another. We have no option but to put our message across, yet do so at our own peril.'
Jeremy MacClancy, Oxford Brookes University

'Anthropologists should be in the forefront of public debates on questions ranging from human rights, multiculturalism and migration to development, education and health. Why are our voices so seldom heard? Thomas Hylland Eriksen demonstrates that the fault is partly our own, and his lively and insightful essay will help us to raise our game.'
Adam Kuper

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo and the Free University of Amsterdam.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Juice on April 9, 2008
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As a required text for my Post Grad Anthropology paper I dreaded receiving this book. However I've been happily surprised with it's readability. The intended audience is somewhere between academic and your every day Joe Blo and whilst this level usually bores academics, enough references to previsouly published works (everything from Pinker to Strauss) have been included to keep them interactive.
I would highly recommend this book both as a holiday text and as an addition to study.
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By Madalina A. on October 21, 2013
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Written in a very reader-friendly style, this books offers a great overview of what engaged cultural anthropology is, why engaged anthropology is important, and explains different types of engagement. The book also addresses the hindrances that anthropologists need to face up to if they want to engage with the community.
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