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What is Anthropology?

Anthropology (from the Greek word ?νθρωπος, "human" or "person") consists of the study of humanity (see genus Homo). It is holistic in two senses: it is concerned with all humans at all times and with all dimensions of humanity. In principle, it is concerned with all institutions of all societies. Anthropology is distinguished from other social-science disciplines by its emphasis on cultural relativity, in-depth examination of context, and cross-cultural comparisons. Some anthropologists have utilized anthropological knowledge to frame cultural critiques. This has been particularly prominent in America, from the popular attacks on Victorianism by Margaret Mead andRuth Benedict through contemporary attacks on post-colonialism under the heading of postmodernism. Anthropology is methodologically diverse using both qualitative methods and quantitative methodsEthnographies—intensive case studies based on field research—have historically had a central place in the literature of the discipline.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropology
 
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​Job & Internship Search Links

American Anthropological Association: http://www.aaanet.org/profdev/

American Anthropological Association-Career Center: http://aaanet.jobcontrolcenter.com/search.cfm 

American Association of Physical Anthropologists: http://physanth.org/career 

Career in Anthropology- FAQ: http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismdepts/anthro/dlcfaq.html 

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology: http://www.practicinganthropology.org/ 

National Park Service (Links to Parks Across U.S.): http://www.nps.gov/aboutus/workwithus.htm

NC Office of State Archeology: http://www.archaeology.ncdcr.gov/

Society for Applied Anthropology: http://www.sfaa.net/sfaajobs.html 

University of San Diego: http://weber.ucsd.edu/~jmoore/bioanthro/brochure2.html 

Recreation.gov: http://www.recreation.gov/

​Federal Links

African Development Foundation: http://www.adf.gov 

Bureau of Land Management: http://www.blm.gov 

Center for Disease Control (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov 

Defense Language Institute: http://www.dliflc.edu/employment.html

National Park Service Anthropology Division: http://www.nps.gov 

Office of Bilingual Education: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oela 

Peace Corps: http://www.peacecorps.gov 

Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu/ 

US Agency for International Development: http://www.usaid.gov/

US Army Central Identification Laboratory: http://www.qmfound.com/Army_Central_Identification_Laboratory_Hawaii.htm 

US Army Corps of Engineers: http://www.usace.army.mil/

US Bureau of Reclamation: http://www.usbr.gov 

US Bureau of the Census: http://www.census.gov 

US Department of Agriculture: http://www.usda.gov 

US Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov 

US Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov 

US Indian Health Service: http://www.ihs.gov 

USDA Forest Service: http://www.fs.fed.us 

​Private and International Links

American Association of Museums: http://www.aam-us.org/ 

American Friends Service Committee: http://www.afsc.org 

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: http://jdc.org 

American Museum of Natural History: http://www.amnh.org 

American Near East Refugee Aid: http://www.anera.org 

Archaeological Conservancy: http://www.americanarchaeology.com/aaabout.html 

Asia Foundation: http://www.asiafoundation.org 

Australian Council for International Development: http://www.acfid.asn.au/

Brookings Institution: http://www.brook.edu 

Carter Center: http://www.CarterCenter.org 

Catholic Relief Services: http://www.devcap.org/crs 

Cato Institute: http://www.cato.org 

Center for Applied Linguistics: http://www.cal.org/crede 

Center for International Policy: http://www.ciponline.org/

Center for Strategic and International Studies: http://www.csis.org 

Center for World Indigenous Studies: http://www.cwis.org 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: http://www.cbpp.org 

Cultural Survival: http://www.cs.org 

Development Group for Alternative Policies: http://www.igc.apc.org/dgap 

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund: http://www.dianfossey.org 

Earthwatch: http://www.earthwatch.org 

Ford Foundation: http://www.fordfound.org 

Howe Institute: http://www.cdhowe.org

Hudson Institute: http://www.hudson.org/

IE3 Global Internships: http://ie3global.ous.edu/ 

Independence Institute: http://i2i.org 

Institute for Policy Innovation: http://ipi.org 

International Center for Research on Women: http://www.icrw.org 

International Fund for Agricultural Development: http://www.ifad.org 

International Monetary Fund: http://www.imf.org 

International Red Cross: http://www.ifrc.org 

Jane Goodall Institute: http://www.janegoodall.org 

Kemi-Tornio Regional Development Agency (Finland): http://www.kemi.fi/english/index.html

Lutheran World Relief: http://www.lwr.org 

Museum Employment Resource Center: http://www.museum-employment.com/ 

Museum Stuff, http://www.museumstuff.com/go.php 

Orangutan Foundation International, http://www.orangutan.org/

Organization of American States, http://www.oas.org 

Oxfam, http://www.oxfamamerica.org 

Population Research Institute, http://www.pop.org 

Rockefeller Foundation, http://www.rockfound.org 

Rural Policy Research Institute, http://www.rupri.org 

Sierra Club, http://www.sierraclub.org 

Sister Cities International, http://www.sister-cities.org 

Society of Research Administrators International,https://www.srainternational.org/fb/index.cfm?fuseaction=careerCenter.viewGateway

United Nations, http://www.un.org 

Woodstock Institute, http://www.woodstockinst.org/

World Bank, http://www.worldbank.org 

World Health Organization, http://www.who.org 

World Wildlife Fund, http://www.wwf.org