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Cassell, Joan


CASSELL, Joan. American, b. 1929. Genres: Women's studies and issues, Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: Institute for Scientific Analysis, San Francisco, CA, research associate, 1975-77; Center for Policy Research, New York City, senior research associate, 1977-83; Institute for the Study of Human Issues, Philadelphia, PA, senior research associate, 1983-86; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, research associate in anthropology 1987-. Conducted field research in Jamaica, 1969, and in and around New York City, 1971-73; visiting fellow in anthropology, Princeton University, 1976-78; research fellow, Research Institute for the Study of Man, 1986-87. Visiting member, Hastings Center Research Group on Death, Suffering, and Well-Being, 1971-82. Also worked as advertising copywriter for Macy's, Daniel & Charles Agency, and Media Promotion Agency. Publications: A Group Called Women: Sisterhood and Symbolism in the Feminist Movement, 1977; A Fieldwork Manual for Studying Desegregated Schools, 1978; (ed. with M. L. Wax, and contrib.) Federal Regulations: Ethical Issues and Social Research, 1979; (ed. with S. Jacobs) Handbook of Ethical Issues in Anthropology, 1987; Children in the Field: Anthropological Experiences, 1987; Expected Miracles: Surgeons at Work, 1991; The Woman in the Surgeon's Body, 1998. Address: Department of Anthropology, Box 1114, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 63130, U.S.A.

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