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Australian Anthropologists and Public Anthropology

Edmunds, Mary; Skidmore, Monique


In 2004, the authors convened a session entitled 'Public Anthropology' at the Australian Anthropology Society's annual conference. The session examined the development of a specific stream of public anthropology in the USA and Britain and its articulation by writers such as Robert Borofsky in the aftermath of the Yanomami controversy and Richard Werbner in the African context. In pursuing this discussion, we identify three key characteristics that distinguish public anthropology: the broader...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Anthropological Forum
DOI: 10.1080/00664670701438373


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