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Introducing cultural anthropology

Author: Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Providing an introduction to cultural anthropology, this book gives students the opportunity to explore anthropology's relevance to their own lives through stories, examples, and chapter-opening  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
ISBN: 0073107735 9780073107738 0073258954 9780073258959
OCLC Number: 64230435
Description: xxxiii, 333, 13, 9, 2, 10, 12 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: To the InstructorTo the StudentPart I. BASIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS IN ANTHROPOLOGY Chapter 1. Anthropology: What Are Its Subfields and Perspectives?Chapter 2. Culture: What Makes Us Strangers When We Are Away From Home?Chapter 3. Fieldwork: How Is Data Gathered?Chapter 4. Language: Is This What Makes Us Human? Part II. CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTIVE PATTERNS Chapter 5. Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation I: What Challenges Face Foragers? Chapter 6. Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation II: How Did Food Production Transform Culture?Chapter 7. Marriage, Family and Residence: What are the Possibilities?Chapter 8. Kinship and Descent: Are These the Ties That Bind? Chapter 9. Gender and Sexuality: Nature or Nurture Chapter 10. Political Order, Disorder, And Social Control: Who Decides? Chapter 11. Belief Systems: How Do We Explain the Unexplainable?Chapter 12. Expressions: Is This Art? Part III. APPLYING THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE Chapter 13. Culture Change and Globalization: What Have We Learned? Chapter 14. Applying Anthropology: How Does It Make A Difference?Appendix A. How Do You Read An Ethnography?Appendix B: How Do You Make String Figures?Glossary ReferencesCreditsIndex
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