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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128127759
  • Page : 300 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Quantitative Anthropology: A Workbook contributes an anthropological perspective to quantitative methods. The book's authors address characteristics of quantitative data, entering and manipulating data in SPSS, graphical displays, distributions and measures of central tendency and dispersion, and including hypothesis testing with both parametric and nonparametric statistical tests. Increasingly complex exercises build on cumulative learning from chapter to chapter and stress the application of methods beyond coursework. The focus of the manual is on univariate statistical analysis, and the book is written to be accessible to higher level undergraduate students and graduate students in all fields of anthropology. Uses anthropological examples (from the subdisciplines of sociocultural anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology) to illustrate quantitative data techniques Integrates quantitative techniques with theoretical fluency, encouraging the reader to make connections between Big Picture questions in anthropology and the methods used to address those questions Focuses on the practical use of Excel and SPSS to apply quantitative methods to anthropological contexts Includes exercises in both parametric and nonparametric inferential statistics, as well as descriptive statistics

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Quantitative Anthropology

Quantitative Anthropology
  • Author : Leslie Lea Williams,Kylie Quave
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-15
  • ISBN : 9780128127759
GET THIS BOOKQuantitative Anthropology

Quantitative Anthropology: A Workbook contributes an anthropological perspective to quantitative methods. The book's authors address characteristics of quantitative data, entering and manipulating data in SPSS, graphical displays, distributions and measures of central tendency and dispersion, and including hypothesis testing with both parametric and nonparametric statistical tests. Increasingly complex exercises build on cumulative learning from chapter to chapter and stress the application of methods beyond coursework. The focus of the manual is on univariate statistical analysis, and the book is written

Quantitative Anthropology

Quantitative Anthropology
  • Author : Leslie Lea Williams,Kylie Quave
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-21
  • ISBN : 9780128128305
GET THIS BOOKQuantitative Anthropology

Quantitative Anthropology: A Workbook contributes an anthropological perspective to quantitative methods. The book's authors address characteristics of quantitative data, entering and manipulating data in SPSS, graphical displays, distributions and measures of central tendency and dispersion, and including hypothesis testing with both parametric and nonparametric statistical tests. Increasingly complex exercises build on cumulative learning from chapter to chapter and stress the application of methods beyond coursework. The focus of the manual is on univariate statistical analysis, and the book is written

Research Methods in Anthropology

Research Methods in Anthropology
  • Author : Harvey Russell Bernard,Russell H Bernard
  • Publisher : Altamira Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002802297
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A new edition of the best selling textbook in anthropological methods. Includes new examples, new material on text analysis, rapid ethnography, computers in the field, and other topics.

Journal of Quantitative Anthropology

Journal of Quantitative Anthropology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4346802
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Research Methods in Anthropology

Research Methods in Anthropology
  • Author : H. Russell Bernard
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release Date : 2006-01-03
  • ISBN : 9780759112568
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A newer edition of this book is available for ordering at the following web address: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780759112421 Research Methods in Anthropology is the standard textbook for methods classes in anthropology programs. Over the past dozen years, it has launched tens of thousands of students into the field with its combination of rigorous methodology, wry humor, commonsense advice, and numerous examples from actual field projects. Now the fourth edition of this classic textbook is ready, written in Russ Bernard's

Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologists

Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologists
  • Author : Michael Fischer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781134978434
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As increasing numbers of social anthropologists use a computer for wordprocessing, interest in other applications inevitably follows, Computer Applications in Social Anthropology covers research activities shared by all social anthropologists and introduces new methods for organizing and interpreting data. Lucidly written, and sympathetic to the particular needs of social anthropologists, it will be of immense value to researchers and professionals in anthropology, development studies and sociology

A Companion to Medical Anthropology

A Companion to Medical Anthropology
  • Author : Merrill Singer,Pamela I. Erickson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-12-31
  • ISBN : 9781118863213
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Research Methods in Anthropology

Research Methods in Anthropology
  • Author : Harvey Russell Bernard
  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780759112414
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Research Methods in Anthropology is the standard textbook for methods classes in anthropology. Written in Russ Bernard's unmistakable conversational style, his guide has launched tens of thousands of students into the fieldwork enterprise with a combination of rigorous methodology, wry humor, and commonsense advice. Whether you are coming from a scientific, interpretive, or applied anthropological tradition, you will learn field methods from the best guide in both qualitative and quantitative methods.

The Craft of Social Anthropology

The Craft of Social Anthropology
  • Author : A.L. Epstein
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • ISBN : 9781351484329
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In social anthropology, as in other branches of science, there is a close relationship between research methods and theoretical problems. Advancing theory and shifts in orientation go hand in hand with the development of techniques and mutually influence one another. If the development of modern social anthropology owes much to its established tradition of fieldwork, it is also clear that the procedures that anthropological fieldwork should follow in the laboratory can never be prescribed in absolute terms nor become wholly

Anthropology and Epidemiology

Anthropology and Epidemiology
  • Author : C. Janes,R. Stall,S.M. Gifford
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1986-09-30
  • ISBN : 902772248X
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Over the past two decades increasing interest has emerged in the contribu tions that the social sciences might make to the epidemiological study of patterns of health and disease. Several reasons can be cited for this increasing interest. Primary among these has been the rise of the chronic, non-infectious diseases as important causes of morbidity and mortality within Western populations during the 20th century. Generally speaking, the chronic, non infectious diseases are strongly influenced by lifestyle variables, which are themselves

Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology
  • Author : Raymond Scupin
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-12-10
  • ISBN : 9781544363110
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Now with SAGE Publishing! Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective delves into both classic and current research in the field, reflecting a commitment to anthropology’s holistic and integrative approach. This text illuminates how the four core subfields of anthropology—biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology—together yield a comprehensive understanding of humanity. In examining anthropological research, this text often refers to research conducted in other fields, sparking the critical imagination that brings the learning process to life. The Tenth

Anthropology in Public Health

Anthropology in Public Health
  • Author : Robert A. Hahn,Kate W. Harris
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : 9780195119558
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Cultural and social boundaries often separte the participants in public health projects -- practitioners, recipient communities, host countries, researchers, and others -- and it is a major challenge to translate public health knowledge and technical capacity into public health action across these boundaries. This book provides an overview of anthropology and shows in 15 wide-ranging case studies how anthropological concepts and methods can be applied to public health problems.

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology
  • Author : David B. Kronenfeld,Giovanni Bennardo,Victor C. de Munck,Michael D. Fischer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-12-14
  • ISBN : 9781119111658
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"This new companion traces the development of cognitive anthropology from its beginnings in the late 1950s to the present, and evaluates future directions of research in the field. In twenty-nine articles from leading anthropologists, there is an overview of cognitive and cultural structures, insights into how cognition works in everyday life and interacts with culture, and examples of contemporary research. The companion is essential for anyone interested in the questions of how culture shapes cognitive processes"--

Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology

Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology
  • Author : H. Russell Bernard,Clarence C. Gravlee
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • ISBN : 9780759120723
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The Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology, now in its second edition, maintains a strong benchmark for understanding the scope of contemporary anthropological field methods. Avoiding divisive debates over science and humanism, the contributors draw upon both traditions to explore fieldwork in practice. The second edition also reflects major developments of the past decade, including: the rising prominence of mixed methods, the emergence of new technologies, and evolving views on ethnographic writing. Spanning the chain of research, from designing a

The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology

The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology
  • Author : Simon Coleman,Susan B. Hyatt,Ann Kingsolver
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-11-25
  • ISBN : 9781317590675
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The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology is an invaluable guide and major reference source for students and scholars alike, introducing its readers to key contemporary perspectives and approaches within the field. Written by an experienced international team of contributors, with an interdisciplinary range of essays, this collection provides a powerful overview of the transformations currently affecting anthropology. The volume both addresses the concerns of the discipline and comments on its construction through texts, classroom interactions, engagements with various publics, and