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Latest Volume published in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series

June 17, 2007

edited by Les Field (Professor of Anthropology, University of New Mexico) and Richard G. Fox (President Emeritus, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

How do anthropologists work today and how will they work in future? While some anthropologists have recently called for a new "public" or "engaged" anthropology, profound changes have already occurred, leading to new kinds of work for a large number of anthropologists. The image of anthropologists "reaching out" from protected academic positions to a vaguely defined "public" is out of touch with the working conditions of these anthropologists, especially those junior and untenured.

The papers in this volume show that anthropology is put to work in div