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Introducing cultural anthropology

Author: Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
Publisher: Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brief, accessible introduction to cultural anthropology with in-text activities that give students the opportunity to explore anthropology's relevance to their own lives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
ISBN: 0767421469 9780767421461 0767412281 9780767412285
OCLC Number: 45418998
Description: xix, 309 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. BASIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS IN ANTHROPOLOGY1. The Perspective of Anthropology2. Culture: What Makes You a Stranger When You Are Away From Home3. Fieldwork4. Symbolic Communication and CulturePart II. CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTIVE PATTERNS5. We All Have to Eat: Obtaining Food and Allocating Resources6. The Ties That Bind: Kinship and FamilyKinship Relationships7. Gender and Sexuality Cross-Culturally8. Who Decides? Political Order, Disorder, and Social Control9. Explaining the Unexplainable: Comparative Supernaturalism10. ExpressionsPart III. APPLYING THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE11. Culture Change12. Applying Anthropology to LifeGlossaryBibliography
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