6-0290
ANTHROPOLOGY OF EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS: HUMAN DYNAMICS IN UNINHABITABLE PLACES
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Reviewed By: Society for Medical Anthropology
Sunday, November 18, 2012: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Students
Organizers:  Kristin M Kostick PhD (Institute for Community Research)
Chairs:  Joseph H Genz (Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i)
Discussants:  Lawrence A Palinkas (University of Southern California)
10:15 AM
Sailing Into the Unknown: Re-Connecting with An Oceanic Worldview In the Pacific
Joseph H Genz (University of Hawaii and Cultural Surveys Hawaii)
10:30 AM
“Call of the Wild”: Cultural Values and Motivations Among Enthusiasts of the Extreme
Kristin M Kostick PhD (Institute for Community Research)
10:45 AM
The Extreme As a Category of Experience
Michael Robinson (University of Hartford)
11:00 AM
Accuracy In Cognitive Social Networks: Implications for Influence, Power and Well-Being
Jeffrey C Johnson (East Carolina University) and Larry Palinkas (University of Southern California)
11:15 AM
Discussant
Lawrence A Palinkas (University of Southern California)
11:30 AM
Discussion