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Anthropology matters

Author: Shirley Fedorak
Publisher: North York, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The second edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and includes four new chapters on language revitalization, social media and social revolutions, human migration, and the role of NGOs in international development practice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fedorak, Shirley.
Anthropology matters.
(OCoLC)810526343
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Fedorak
ISBN: 9781442605947 1442605944
OCLC Number: 861793442
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 236 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents: Part One: How Does Anthropology Work? 1 Chapter 1: What Are the Challenges in Ethnographic Fieldwork? --
Chapter 2: Of What Use Is Anthropology to the Business World? The Anthropology of Shopping --
3 Chapter 3: What Roles Do Anthropologists and Speech Communities Play in Language Retention and Revitalization? Part Two: Why Does Anthropology Matter? Chapter 4: How Do Living, Studying, and Working in a Foreign Culture Affect People? --
Chapter 5: What Are the Underlying Reasons for Ethnic Conflict, and the Consequences of These Conflicts? --
Chapter 6: How Does Body Image Affect Self-esteem, Well-being, and Identity? --
Chapter 7: Is Female Circumcision a Violation of Human Rights or a Cherished Cultural Tradition? --
Chapter 8: What Are the Socio-economic, Religious, and Political Implications of Same-sex Marriage and Changing Family Structure? --
Chapter 9: What Is the Role of Social Media in Socio-political Revolution? --
Chapter 10: What Are the Socio-economic and Political Impacts of Human Migration? --
Chapter 11: What Benefits Do NGOs Provide Developing Countries, and How Can Their Presence Generate New Challenges? --
Chapter 12: Is the Practice of Purdah and Wearing Hijab Oppressive to Women or an Expression of Their Identity? --
Conclusion --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Shirley A. Fedorak.
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