You searched for: “applied anthropology
applied anthropology, practicing anthropology
1. Any use of anthropological knowledge to influence social interaction, to maintain or to change social institutions, or to direct the course of cultural change.
2. A branch of anthropology that concerns itself with applying anthropological knowledge to achieve practical goals; usually, in the service of an agency outside the traditional academic setting.
Word Entries at Word Info: “applied anthropology
applied anthropology (s) (noun), applied anthropologies (pl)
1. Any use of anthropological knowledge to influence social interactions, to maintain or to change social institutions, or to direct the courses of cultural change.
2. A branch of anthropology that concerns itself with applying anthropological knowledge to achieve practical objectives; usually, in the service of an agency outside the traditional academic setting.