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Coast Community College District

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Works: 1,553 works in 3,239 publications in 1 language and 10,901 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Case studies  Short films  Classification 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 153.8
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Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists ( visu )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
The concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society is explored. Included are the concept of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. The Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and an Afghanistan village are used as examples
Language and communication ( visu )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations
The Nature of culture ( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The definition of culture is explored through contrasting traditional societies with modern societies. Western society and its symbolic systems are contrasted wth the!Kung Tribe, the Txukarrame of the Amazon and the Boran of Kenya
Political organization ( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Profiles the four major forms of political organizations: bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
Religion and magic ( visu )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Explores the relationship between religion and culture. While all cultures exhibit some religious practices and beliefs, the forms taken are diverse. The animism practiced by American Indians, the mixture of ancient religion and Roman Catholicism among the Highland Maya, the ritual of Eka Dasa Rudra among the Balinese and successful and unsuccessful modern movements serve to illustrate the thesis
Faces of culture ( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to cultural anthropology. The nature, origins, and diversity of cultures are discussed. The relationships between religion, personality, art, language and culture are explored. Methods of grouping within culture, common forms of political organization, economic and social stratification, and subsistence patterns are other aspects discussed
How cultures are studied ( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napolean Chagnon is both writer and guide to his 1970's field work among the Yanomamo Indians of Venezuela illustrating his understanding of cultural relativism and his employment of participant observation
Kinship and descent ( visu )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
This program examines inheritance patterns, children's names, married names, and important family names in business and government as cultural examples of kinship and descent in the United States. This is contrasted with matrilineal descent patterns among the Trobriand Islanders, and economic and religious elements in the Mendi clans
Science & culture in the Western tradition : sources and interpretations ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A reader designed to explore the most significant scientific activities of an historic period in a cultural context
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Examines both western and non-western economic practices and points out the importance of understanding the total integration between economic practices and the values and practices of the larger culture. Various cultural systems for the distribution of limited goods and services are examined, from equal distribution of goods among the!Kung to the balanced reciprocity among the Yanomama and the Trobriand Islanders; from barter among the Mendi to the market place in Afghanistan
Culture change ( visu )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Family influences ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Discusses family influence on the social and emotional development of children aged 6 to 12
Sex and marriage ( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
Personality ( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Examines various theories about personality types. Presents leading schools of personality theory, including psychoanalytic, social-learning, humanistic, and behavioral. Reviews contributions of Freud, Horney, Adler, and Jung to the development of a psychodynamic approach to personality, and Bandura's combination of cognitive and behavioral approaches. Investigates the five-factor trait model of personality, showing how twin studies indicate a consistency in personality traits. Shows use of PET scans to investigate a biological component of personality
Motivation by Lois Grant( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Explores the question: Why do we think and behave as we do?
The neuron and neural transmission ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Studies neurons and neural transmissions through the neurological disorder Dystonia
The nature of anthropology ( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Chinese brush painting : an instructional guide by Ning Yeh( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Gender and relationships by Coastline Community College( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Examines the symptoms and possible causes of schizophrenia, related disorders and ways to help patients cope with their diseases
Social control ( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Religious traditions in New York, the Amish Community in Pennsylvania, the Numewala of India, the Barabaig of Tanzania, are used to examine various methods for retaining social order and resolving conflict. Internal and external forms of control, formal and informal systems of law, are also considered
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District
Coast Community Colleges
Languages
English (328)
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