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Anthropology-Led Community-Engagement Programs


  • Review Essay


ABSTRACT  In this review essay, the merit of three community-engagement programs directed by anthropologists—the University of Minnesota's Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC), the University of Maryland-College Park's Cultural Systems Analysis Group, and the University of Texas at Austin's Division of Diversity and Community Engagement—are explored. I consider the intellectual and practical lineages from which these programs draw and their impacts on community-service provision.