New book breaks down controversy between social scientists and the military

Rubinstein, RobertIn recent years, there has been notable controversy over whether or not social scientists should aid in war efforts by supplying the U.S. military with cultural and social data about local populations living in war zones. In his new book, Practicing Military Anthropology: Beyond Expectations and Traditional Boundaries, Robert A. Rubinstein, professor of anthropology and international relations at the Maxwell School, sheds light on the role of military anthropologists and provides answers to the host of ethical questions that have swirled around them. Read more. 01/23/13