Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

24.1 Describe the different roles of applied anthropologists.
24.2 Recall the applied aspects of biological anthropology.
24.3 Summarize some of the findings of medical anthropologists.
24.4 Define cultural resource management and discuss the role of archaeologists in the field.
24.5 Discuss the meaning of “cultural patrimony” and the role of NAGPRA legislation in the
United States.
24.6 List the applied aspects of cultural anthropology.
24.7 Describe how applied anthropologists assist in climate change projects.
24.8 Explain how applied anthropologists are engaged in human rights research.