Introducing Cultural Anthropology

Author: Brian M. Howell
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 0801038871
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This concise introductory cultural anthropology textbook gives special attention to issues of concern to Christians and features plentiful maps, photos, and sidebars.

Introducing Cultural Anthropology

Author: Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780072820256
Size: 75.91 MB
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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.

The Tapestry Of Culture

Author: Abraham Rosman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442252875
Size: 42.40 MB
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Tapestry of Culture provides students with the tools needed to encounter different cultures one of the most exciting elements of anthropology. The tenth edition incorporates new material throughout, such as ethnographic examples in every chapter; strengthened discussions of gender, transnationalism, and globalization; and more."

Arguing With Anthropology

Author: Karen Sykes
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415254434
Size: 38.81 MB
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A guide to key elements in anthropology, this work teaches the ability to think, write and argue critically. Its hypothetical approach takes gift-theory - the science of obligation and reciprocity - as the theme of a virtual enquiry, which explores how the discipline has evolved, how it is applied in practice and how it can be argued.

Introducing Medical Anthropology

Author: Merrill Singer
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 0759120900
Size: 64.12 MB
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This new edition introduces students to the growing field of medical anthropology. It reviews the basic perspectives and concepts and the latest debates in the field in a more comprehensive fashion than many other comparable works.

Culture Builders

Author: Jonas Frykman
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813512396
Size: 31.54 MB
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Investigating Culture

Author: Carol Delaney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118868862
Size: 15.47 MB
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The third edition of Investigating Culture: An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology, the highly praised innovative approach to introducing aspects of cultural anthropology to students, features a series of revisions, updates, and new material. Offers a refreshing alternative to introductory anthropology texts by challenging students to think in new ways and apply cultural learnings to their own lives Chapters explore key anthropological concepts of human culture including: language, the body, food, and time, and provide an array of cultural examples in which to examine them Incorporates new material reflecting the authors’ research in Malawi, New England, and Spain Takes account of the latest information on such topical concerns as nuclear waste, sports injuries, the World Trade Center memorial, the food pyramid, fashion trends, and electronic media Includes student exercises, selected reading and additional suggested readings

Applied Anthropology

Author: Satish Kedia
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275978419
Size: 61.17 MB
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Two pioneers in the field of applied anthropology have compiled a groundbreaking, comprehensive anthology, which provides contributions from key figures of the anthropological world together in a single volume.

Cultural Anthropology

Author: John H. Bodley
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442271906
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Cultural Anthropology provides students with the anthropological tools to question and understand their own culture and the world. Key updates for the sixth edition include a shorter length and more streamlined focus, China and Hindu South Asia combined into a single chapter, a new chapter assessing imperialism and the breakdown of states, and more.

History And Theory In Anthropology

Author: Alan Barnard
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316101932
Size: 45.89 MB
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Anthropology is a discipline very conscious of its history, and Alan Barnard has written a clear, balanced and judicious textbook that surveys the historical contexts of the great debates and traces the genealogies of theories and schools of thought. It also considers the problems involved in assessing these theories. The book covers the precursors of anthropology; evolutionism in all its guises; diffusionism and culture area theories, functionalism and structural-functionalism; action-centred theories; processual and Marxist perspectives; the many faces of relativism, structuralism and post-structuralism; and recent interpretive and postmodernist viewpoints.