Links to Useful ANTH Websites | Department of Anthropology

Links to Useful ANTH Websites

Anthropology of Organizations and Technology

Community of Anthropologists of Science, Technology and Computing (CASTAC)
http://web.mit.edu/dumit/www/castac/castac-l.html
An interest group of the American Anthropological Association.

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
http://cpsr.org
A group that provides the public and policymakers with realistic assessments of the power, promise, and problems of information technology. Anthropologists are active in this association.

Medical Anthropology

Society for Medical Anthropology
http://www.medanthro.net/
Subsection of the American Anthropology Association - website includes a link to the journal Medical Anthropology as well as academic resources and blogs.

Doctors Around the World
List of academic and non-profit organizations focused on medical anthropology and cross-cultural medicine.

Linguistic Anthropology

Ethnologue
http://www.ethnologue.com/web.asp
Summary information for the languages of the world, including their language families, language maps by country, numbers of speakers, and much more.

SIL International
http://www.sil.org/
This group works with language communities worldwide to facilitate language-based development through research, translation, and literacy.

Yamada Language Center
http://babel.uoregon.edu/
An in-depth site with many links to other sites about languages around the world.
Interesting news items as well.

James Crawford's Language Policy Web Site & Emporium
http://www.languagepolicy.net/index.html
Information about bilingual education, the English Only movement, efforts to save
endangered languages, and language rights in the United States.

Anthropology of Education

Council on Anthropology and Education
http://www.aaanet.org/CAE/

National Center for Education Statistics
http://nces.ed.gov/
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations.

English as 2nd Language
http://esl.about.com/cs/bilingualed/
Bilingual education issues and resources. Great resources in terms of book recommendations, articles and other site links. Be warned, this site generates pop-up advertisements.

Environmental Anthropology

The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture
http://www.ReligionAndNature.com/

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