American Anthropological Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Anthropological Association
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

TEHRAN (FNA)- In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth. Instead, he argued, today’s inequalities result from policy decisions made ... [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Anthropologists Will Consider Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The American Anthropological Association is the latest disciplinary association to decide to consider the role its should play in discussing and/or taking a stance on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The association's president is announcing to members ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities?

In a recent New York Times op-ed article, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz theorized that capitalism does not inevitably produce inequalities in wealth. Instead, he argued, today’s inequalities result from policy decisions made by politicians ... [Published Boston IMC - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Century-old remains returned to crypt at Pontiac's Oak Hill Cemetery

PONTIAC >> After working with the remains of the Southard family for more than two years, Dr. Teddi Setzer feels like she knows them.Setzer and her anthropology students returned the remains to the Southard mausoleum at historic Oak Hill Cemetery ... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

No Paper Needed: Anthropology Association Builds New Review System

By building a new digital system intended to cut the time needed for academic reviews of books, the American Anthropological Association hopes to refine digital workflows and save money.Good news for anthropologists: Your peer-reviewing process is about ... [Published Associations Now - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

ASU anthropologist examines community identity in award-winning article

What if the Aztec Empire never existed? Xaltocan, Mexico, might have inherited a legacy of greatness. Arizona State University anthropologist Christopher Morehart spent a year conducting research in the community. He recently won the Gordon R. Wiley ... [Published Arizona State University - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Civilizing Act of 1964

Written by Dr. A. Lynn BollesJust a mere 50 years ago, the US Congress produced a landmark piece of legislation, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. What made this law remarkable was that it outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Racial differences are real but no cause for discrimination

(iStock) (iStock)“New analyses of the human genome establish that human evolution has been recent, copious and regional,” writes Nicholas Wade in his recently published book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History .That sounds reasonable, ... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Lawrence University: Announces six tenure-track faculty appointments

7/2/2014Contact: Rick Peterson, 920-832-6590, richard.peterson@lawrence.eduAPPLETON, WIS. — With research interests ranging from poetry on the interconnection of war and religion to evaluating risk in rural-to-urban migration in Indonesia, six new tenure-track ... [Published Wis Business.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

AAA Guide and Publications Coordinator Interested persons should contact Oona Schmid at oschmid@aaan | American Anthropological Association

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) a national non-profit organization located in the DC-metro area seeks to hire a Guide and Publications Coordinator.This position will provide project coordination within the AAA Publishing Department, a fast-paced ... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

A number of world’s largest academic societies release statement regarding detention of Sodiqov

01/07/2014 11:11Asia-PlusViews: 23DUSHANBE, July 1, 2014, Asia-Plus – A number of world’s largest academic societies on June 28 made a statement regarding the detention of Tajik researcher Alexander Sodiqov.“On behalf of the 20,345 constituent members ... [Published Asia Plus - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog :? by Lisa Wade, PhD, The images below are all screen shots from the fantastic American Anthropological Association website on race.The first five are designed to show how we take what is in reality a nuanced spectrum ... [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]

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As Marx noted in his "Contribution to a Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, "The weapon of criticism cannot, of course, replace criticism of the weapon, material force must be overthrown by material force; but theory also becomes a material force as soon as it has gripped the masses."
...law remarkable was that it outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin in a country that proudly claimed to be "the land of the free and the home of the brave." For those who were targets of discrimination due to the color of their skin, their gender, religion or other differences disrespected by the dominant...
"New analyses of the human genome establish that human evolution has been recent, copious and regional."
...with all of the persons who have been appointed to tenure-track positions at Lawrence," said David Burrows, provost and dean of the faculty. "Each one is energetic, talented and devoted to the ideals of liberal education. They will continue Lawrence's tradition of building the excellence of the university on a foundation of highly qualified faculty who excel at student-centered education."

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Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? [Published Fars News Agency - Jul 19 2014]
Anthropologists Will Consider Israeli-Palestini... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 18 2014]
Does Capitalism Inevitably Produce Inequalities? [Published Boston IMC - Jul 13 2014]
Century-old remains returned to crypt at Pontia... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 10 2014]
No Paper Needed: Anthropology Association Build... [Published Associations Now - Jul 10 2014]
ASU anthropologist examines community identity ... [Published Arizona State University - Jul 09 2014]
The Civilizing Act of 1964 [Published Huffington Post - Jul 07 2014]
Racial differences are real but no cause for di... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 06 2014]
Lawrence University: Announces six tenure-track... [Published Wis Business.com - Jul 02 2014]
Six Tenure-Track Appointments Joining the Lawre... [Published Lawrence University - Jul 01 2014]
AAA Guide and Publications Coordinator Interest... [Published Associations Now Magazine - Jul 01 2014]
[tt] SciAm: Genes and Race: The Distant Footfal... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 01 2014]
A number of world’s largest academic societies ... [Published Asia Plus - Jul 01 2014]
Meet The "Minerva Research Initiative" - The Pe... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 15 2014]
Acclaimed Exhibit on Race Involves Area Institu... [Published Northwestern University - Jun 13 2014]
A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]
Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 12 2014]
Trident University News: Highlights from Across... [Published PRWeb - May 22 2014]
New Memphis Exhibit Says Blacks And Whites Are ... [Published WREG - Jan 31 2014]
Race exhibit [Published Seattle Times - Jan 20 2014]
Action plans begin as race exhibit ends in Seattle [Published Seattle Times - Jan 20 2014]
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[tt] SciAm: Genes and Race: The Distant Footfal... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 01 2014]
Genes and Race: The Distant Footfalls of Evidence http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/the-curious-wavefunction/2014/05/13/genes-and-race-the-distant-footfalls-of-evidence/ By Ashutosh Jogalekar|May 13, 2014The views expressed are those of the author and ...
Meet The "Minerva Research Initiative" - The Pe... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 15 2014]
About a month ago we showed photos of the Chinese police engaged in a drill designed to crush a "working class insurrection", in which the police did precisely what would be required to end a middle class rebellion. It made us wonder: what does China ...
A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race [Published Dogma and Geopolitics - Jun 12 2014]
Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog :? by Lisa Wade, PhD, The images below are all screen shots from the fantastic American Anthropological Association website on race.The first five are designed to show how we take what is in reality a nuanced spectrum ...
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