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Conformity and conflict : readings in cultural anthropology

Author: James P Spradley; David W McCurdy
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James P Spradley; David W McCurdy
ISBN: 9780205645855 0205645852 0205659578 9780205659579
OCLC Number: 212857865
Description: xvi, 456 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One. Culture and ethnography --
1. Ethnography and culture / James P. Spradley --
2. Eating Christmas in the Kalahari / Richard Borshay Lee --
3. Shakespeare in the bush / Laura Bohannan --
4. Fieldwork on prostitution in the era of AIDS / Claire E. Sterk --
5. Nice girls don't talk to Rastas / George Gmelch --
Part Two. Language and communication --
6. Managing meaning: the military name game / Sarah Boxer --
7. Conversation style: talking on the job / Deborah Tannen --
8. Tattoo talk: "juicing" customers / Jennifer Boehlke --
9. Anthropologists investigate communications technology / Belle Mellor --
Part Three. Ecology and subsistence --
10. The hunters: scarce resources in the Kalahari / Richard Borshay Lee --
11. Adaptive failure: Easter's end / Jared Diamond --
12. When the turtle collapses / Bernard Nietschmann --
13. Forest development the Indian way / Richard K. Reed --
Part Four. Economic systems --
14. Reciprocity and the power of giving / Lee Cronk --
15. Global women in the new economy / Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild --
16. Cocaine and the economic deterioration of Bolivia / Jack Weatherford --
17. Malawi versus the World Bank / Sonia Patten --
Part Five. Kinship and family --
18. Mother's love: death without weeping / Nancy Scheper-Hughes --
19. Family and kinship in village India / David W. McCurdy --
20. Polyandry: when brothers share a wife / Melvyn C. Goldstein --
21. Uterine families and the women's community / Margery Wolf --
Part Six. Identity, Roles, and Groups --
22. Heading home: women, work, and identity in America / Dianna Shandy --
23. Poverty, office work, and the crack alternative / Philippe Bourgois --
24. Symbolizing roles: behind the veil / Elizabeth W. Fernea and Robert A. Fernea --
25. Mixed blood / Jeffrey M. Fish --
Part Seven. Law and politics --
26. Cross-cultural law: the case of the Gypsy offender / Anne Sutherland --
27. Life without chiefs / Marvin Harris --
28. The founding Indian fathers / Jack Weatherford --
29. The kindness of strangers: The U.S. and Iraq / Robin Fox --
Part Eight. Religion, magic, and world view --
30. Taraka's ghost / Stanley A. Freed and Ruth S. Freed --
31. Baseball magic / George Gmelch --
32. Run for the wall: an American pilgrimage / Jill Dubisch --
33. Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner --
Part Nine. Globalization --
34. New Americans: the road to refugee resettlement / Dianna Shandy --
35. Why tourism matters / Sharon Gmelch --
36. Japanese hip-hop and the globalization of popular culture / Ian Condry --
Part Ten. Culture change and applied anthropology --
37. The Kayapo resistance / Terence Turner --
38. Medical anthropology: improving nutrition in Malawi / Sonia Patten --
39. Using anthropology / David McCurdy --
40. Career advice for anthropology undergraduates / John T. Omohundro --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: [edited by] James Spradley, David W. McCurdy.
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