Culture Incarnate: Native Anthropology from Russia: Native Anthropology from Russia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Culture Incarnate: Native Anthropology from Russia

Native Anthropology from Russia, 1st Edition

By Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer


286 pages

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Paperback: 9781563245350
pub: 1995-06-30
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This collection of studies uses the processes of analysis and self-analysis to examine the social, political and spiritual forces at work in the post-Soviet world. The text includes discussions of ethnohistory, political anthropology and ethnic conflict, and symbolic anthropology.

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This practical, "how to" book is dedicated to building organizations of integrity. It has been written for college students contemplating careers in public service, elected and appointed officials, administrators, and career public servants in America and abroad. Concisely comprehensive, "Ethics Management for Public Administrators" takes a public management perspective towards constructing ethical organizations. It includes: an introduction to ethics management; a discussion of the U.S. Constitutional and administrative environment in which officials carry out their duties; descriptions and assessments of the tools available to elected and appointed officials who are committed to building ethical organizations; a review of existing ethics management programs in American cities and counties; an overview of legislative and administrative measures taken by Congress, presidents, the judiciary, and the fifty states to foster ethical governance; unique coverage of ethics management around the world, with focus on Europe and Asia; hands-on skill building exercises that conclude each chapter with active learning opportunities; and, an outline of the challenges confronting citizens and public officials committed to ethical governance.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration