Essentials Of Cultural Anthropology

Author : Garrick Bailey
ISBN : 9781285415550
Genre : Social Science
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Brief and affordable, Bailey and Peoples' ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 3rd Edition, offers you a sound introduction to cultural anthropology. In its concise coverage of the course's core topics, you'll find strong scholarship, rich ethnographic examples, and a unique focus on modern ethnicity and the survival of indigenous peoples. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Anthropology

Author : Nancy Bonvillain
ISBN : 0205860362
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22.56 MB
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Machine generated contents note: 1.What Is Anthropology? -- Preview -- The Study of Humanity -- The Concept of Culture -- A Holistic Perspective -- A Comparative Perspective -- The Four Subfields of Anthropology -- Cultural Anthropology -- Linguistic Anthropology -- Archaeology -- Biological Anthropology -- Applied Anthropology -- Chapter Summary -- Review Questions -- Myanthrolab Connections -- 2.The Nature of Culture -- Preview -- What Is Culture? -- Characteristics of Culture -- Culture Is Shared -- Culture Is Learned -- Culture Is Adaptive -- Culture Is Integrated -- Culture Is Based on Symbols -- Culture Organizes the Way People Think about the World -- Culture Change -- Internal Culture Change -- External Culture Change -- Global Culture -- Chapter Summary -- Review Questions -- Myanthrolab Connections -- 3.Studying Culture -- Preview -- Anthropology and the Explanation of Cultural Diversity -- Evolutionism -- Empiricism -- Functionalism.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Anthropology

Author : Jack David Eller
ISBN : 9781317428183
Genre : Social Science
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Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics. An exceptionally clear and readable introduction, it helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world and everyday life. Thorough treatment is given throughout the text to issues such as globalization, colonialism, ethnicity, nationalism, neoliberalism, and the state. Changes for the third edition include a brand new chapter on medical anthropology and an updated range of cases studies with a fresh thematic focus on China. The book contains a number of features to support student learning, including: A wealth of color images Definitions of key terms and further reading suggestions in the margins Summaries at the end of every chapter An extensive glossary, bibliography and index. Further resources are provided via a comprehensive companion website.
Category: Social Science

Cengage Advantage Books Culture Counts A Concise Introduction To Cultural Anthropology

Author : Serena Nanda
ISBN : 9781285981390
Genre : Social Science
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Framed around the concept of culture, CULTURE COUNTS, 3rd Edition shows you how culture matters in driving and explaining human behavior, how culture is dynamic, and how it interrelates various cultural systems in adaptive (or maladaptive) ways. The book emphasizes why understanding culture is important for understanding the world today, and how humans can solve problems and effect positive change. The authors draw you into the book's concepts via engaging ethnographic storytelling and a conversational writing style that connects you to the topics. You'll focus on contemporary issues, issues of globalization, issues of gender, and issues of equalities and inequalities topics that are important to both the study of anthropology and your understanding of the world around you. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Social Science

Small Places Large Issues

Author : Thomas Hylland Eriksen
ISBN : 0745330509
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 45.78 MB
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This concise introduction to social and cultural anthropology has become a modern classic, revealing the rich global variation in social life and culture. The text provides a clear overview of anthropology, focusing on central topics such as kinship, ethnicity, ritual and political systems, offering a wealth of examples that demonstrate the enormous scope of anthropology and the importance of a comparative perspective. Unlike other texts on the subject, Small Places, Large Issues incorporates the anthropology of complex modern societies. Using reviews of key monographs to illustrate his argument, Eriksen's lucid and accessible text remains an established introductory text in anthropology. This new edition is updated throughout and increases the emphasis on the interdependence of human worlds. There is a new discussion of the new influence cultural studies and natural science on anthropology. Effortless bridging the perceived gap between 'classic' and 'contemporary' anthropology, Small Places, Large Issues is as essential to anthropology undergraduates as ever.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Anthropology In A Globalizing World Plus New Myanthrolab With Etext Access Card Package

Author : Barbara D. Miller
ISBN : 020592476X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74.70 MB
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Successfully integrating attention to globalization, gender, class, race and ethnicity, and the environment, this text engages students with compelling ethnographic examples and by demonstrating the relevance of anthropology. Faculty and students praise the book's proven ability to generate class discussion, increase faculty-student engagement, and enhance student learning. This book, based on Miller's full-length Cultural Anthropology text, will generate class discussion, increase faculty-student engagement, and enhance student learning. Material throughout the book highlights the relevance of anthropology to students and how they can apply in their careers. By entwining attention to key theories for understanding culture with an emphasis on relevance of anthropological knowledge and skills, this text is the perfect choice for introductory cultural anthropology courses. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit www.MyAnthroLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyAnthroLab (9780205249671)
Category: Social Science

The New Testament World

Author : Bruce J. Malina
ISBN : 0664222951
Genre : Religion
File Size : 22.79 MB
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A classroom standard for two decades, The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology has introduced students to both the New Testament and the social-scientific study of the New Testament. This revised and expanded third edition offers new chapters on envy and the Jesus movement, updates chapters from earlier editions, augments the bibliography, and offers student study questions.
Category: Religion

Cultural Anthropology

Author : Roger M. Keesing
ISBN : 0030475821
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 25.27 MB
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Cultural Anthropology is a sophisticated synthesis of social and cultural anthropology. Keesing was concerned with the political and ethical implications of anthropological research and the 85 up-dated case studies illustrate this.
Category: Social Science

Classic Readings In Cultural Anthropology

Author : Gary Ferraro
ISBN : 9781305177369
Genre : Social Science
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Practical and insightful, CLASSIC READINGS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY is a concise, inexpensive, and accessible reader that presents core historical and contemporary works that have been instrumental in shaping anthropological thought and research over the past decades. Carefully edited by author Dr. Gary Ferraro, the text includes classic readings from the disciplines of cultural anthropology and linguistics. Selected from scholarly works on the basis of their enduring themes and contributions to the discipline, these eminently relevant selections enable you to further explore anthropological perspectives on such key topics as culture; language and communication; ecology and economics; marriage and family; gender; politics and social control; supernatural beliefs; and issues of culture change. By providing this wide array of classic reading on foundational topics, this book delivers an excellent introduction to the field of cultural anthropology and the contributions it makes to understanding the world around us. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Social Science