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Anthropology and the United States Military: Coming of Age by Pamela R. Frese, Margaret C. Harrell

By Pamela R. Frese, Margaret C. Harrell

Anthropology and the us Military is an engaging edited selection of ethnographic learn that seeks to supply visions of and for US army tradition from a fantastic anthropological base. the quantity explores numerous vital yet rather unknown cultural diversifications within the safeguard neighborhood via a number of lenses. a powerful record of individuals spotlight very important concerns akin to: anthrax vaccines, the "Golden Age" tradition of the army, gender roles between military spouses, weight regulate and actual readiness, the army consultant, and the USNA.

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But because the numbers were so small, I report here as “studying up” or “military/defense” any grant for which at least one rater gave that score. ”3 In the seven years from 1995 through 2001, the National Science Foundation awarded just under $20 million to support cultural and linguistic anthropological research. This money was given to just over 400 research projects. 53 percent of grants were made for projects that study up, and these accounted for only $691,751 of the nearly $20 million worth of grants made during the period.

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Then I became very anti-Israeli. I knew nothing really about the Arabs, so I feel I’ve become more pro-Arab, so yes, I’ve changed on the Israelis, I’ve matured on the Arabs. Perhaps some of these differences among peacekeepers are accentuated by individual proclivities. Yet the literature suggests that different groups within the military have systematic differences in worldview that relate to organizational culture (Ben-Ari 1998; Katz 1990; Pulliam 1997; Rubinstein 2003; Simons 1997; Winslow 1997).

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