Anthropology and Public Policy
Explore legacy of anthropological policy research to get a sense of its conflicts and contributions, since the end of the 19th century to the present. Survey anthropological inquiry into development, migration, global agriculture, indigenous peoples' advocacy, public health, gender, human rights, and bioethics. Ethnographically examine how policy makers construct policy problems to be solved in particular ways, and discuss and critique anthropological approaches to understanding these problems. One course.