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Buy and Download Description This compendium of practical wisdom illustrates Mead's skills as a public anthropologist urging a general audience—in non-technical, concrete terms — to become less ethnocentric and less tempocentric.
Here Mead — who had been one of the key founders of the subfield of "applied anthropology" in America twenty-odd years earlier — provides a comprehensive catalog of experiencebased examples to demonstrate why both centrisms are inappropriate. Note, for example, how she resists tempocentrism in urging the widespread use of the computer as a tool for development planning — even though she herself did not use this new device at that time — or, as it turned out, ever. This compendium of practical wisdom illustrates Mead's skills as a public anthropologist urging a general audience—in non-technical, concrete terms — to become less ethnocentric and less tempocentric. Here Mead — who had been one of the k
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