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Coast Community College District

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Works: 1,408 works in 3,230 publications in 1 language and 11,577 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Educational films  Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Instructional television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN316, 155.4
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Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( visu )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships
Faces of culture ( visu )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 173 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
Language and communication ( visu )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 163 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. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
The Nature of culture ( visu )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 158 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
Culture change ( visu )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Political organization ( visu )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 134 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 128 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
Marketing ( visu )
35 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
This segment from a telecourse explains how setting price is based on two factors: totaling product cost, expenses, and desired profit and consumer attitudes. By looking at a variety of companies and products, viewers learn about different ways in which prices are set and on what basis they are adjusted
Kinship and descent ( visu )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 116 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
Family influences ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Discusses family influence on the social and emotional development of children aged 6 to 12
How cultures are studied ( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napolean Chagnon is both writer and guide to his field work among the Yanoama Indians of Venezuela
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 111 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
Sex and marriage ( visu )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
Personality ( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 107 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
Science & culture in the Western tradition : sources and interpretations ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A reader designed to explore the most significant scientific activities of an historic period in a cultural context
The sociological imagination ( visu )
42 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the difference between prejudice, discrimination and racism using historical and current examples. Explores the effects of prejudice and discrimination through the eyes of Asian, Hispanic and African American families
The nature of anthropology ( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 100 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 85 libraries worldwide
Social control ( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 83 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
Psychology, the human experience ( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 libraries worldwide
An introductory-level psychology telecourse for all postsecondary students, especially those in child development, criminal justice, nursing, education, and other fields requiring an understanding of human behavior
 
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Alternative Names
California Community Colleges. Coast Community College District
Coast Community Colleges
Languages
English (431)
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