Cengage Advantage Books: Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology / Edition 7

Cengage Advantage Books: Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology / Edition 7

by James Peoples, Garrick Bailey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534646433

ISBN-13: 9780534646431

Pub. Date: 04/25/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

With a thorough integration of globalization issues and an accessible style, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Seventh Edition, is unique among texts for the course. Authors James People and Garrick Bailey have drafted an engaging narrative that gives students new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in the twenty-first

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With a thorough integration of globalization issues and an accessible style, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Seventh Edition, is unique among texts for the course. Authors James People and Garrick Bailey have drafted an engaging narrative that gives students new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in the twenty-first century-particularly those involving ethnic conflicts, recent issues involving marriage, population growth, hunger, and the survival of indigenous cultures. Through their highly acclaimed approach, Peoples and Bailey emphasize the diversity of humanity and reveal why an appreciation and tolerance of cultural differences is critical in the modern world. Advantage prices and still full color!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534646431
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
With InfoTrac
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.62(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Study of Humanity. 2. Culture. 3. Culture and Language. 4. The Development of Anthropological Thought. 5. Methods of Investigation. 6. Adaptation: Environment and Cultures. 7. Exchange in Economic Systems. 8. Marriage, Family, and Residence. 9. Kinship and Descent. 10. Enculturation and the Life Cycle. 11. Gender in Comparative Perspective. 12. The Organization of Political Life. 13. Social Inequality and Stratification. 14. Religion and World View. 15. Art and the Aesthetic. 16. Globalization. 17. Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict. 18. World Problems and the Practice of Anthropology.

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