Post Tagged with: "anthropology"

Interview – Daniela DeBono

Interview – Daniela DeBono

Daniela DeBono discusses her approach to the migration-human rights nexus, explains a cultural approach to human rights, and urges young scholars to question assumptions.

Review – The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

Review – The Personal and the Professional in Aid Work

Fechter’s edited collection takes issue with the absence of the personal from the debate on aid work, yet fails to consider what giving more space to the personal means.

The Ivory Tower Disconnect: Going Beyond Terrorism Experts Out of Academe

The Ivory Tower Disconnect: Going Beyond Terrorism Experts Out of Academe

There is a disconnect between political science research and practical policy outcomes. This will continue until there is a real movement to break the elitist nature of academic ivory towers.

Military Ethics and Cultural Knowledge

Military Ethics and Cultural Knowledge

Each approach has its own inherent limitations. The human terrain approach was a ‘quick-fix’. But maybe the US Air Force’s model of cross-cultural competence offers more promise.

HTS Redux: A “Halfie” Calls for an Anthropology of the Military

HTS Redux: A “Halfie” Calls for an Anthropology of the Military

If we insist on using our military as a tool of diplomacy then it is essential that cultural training be a core part of the military skill set.

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