Introducing Cultural Anthropologyby Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
Pub. Date: 01/12/2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This approachable introduction to cultural anthropology invites students to explore anthropology's relevance to their own lives, through stories, examples, and new, unique chapter-opening vignettes. The brief format and rich visual program allow professors to assign outside reading without sacrificing visual appeal in a concise text. A relaxed writing style complements a text that is well organized and academically solid. In addition, unique pedagogy asks students to think critically and apply concepts, perspectives, and methods.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Anthropology: What Are Its Subfields and Perspectives?Chapter 2. Culture: What Makes Us Strangers When We Are Away From Home? Chapter 3. Fieldwork: How Are Data Gathered? Chapter 4. Language: Is This What Makes Us Human? Chapter 5. Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation I: What Challenges Face Foragers? Chapter 6. Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation II: How Did Food Production Transform Culture? Chapter 7. Marriage, Family, and Residence: What are the Possibilities? Chapter 8. Kinship and Descent: Are These the Ties That Bind? Chapter 9. Gender and Sexuality: Nature or Nurture? Chapter 10. Political Order, Disorder, and Social Control: Who Decides? Chapter 11. Belief Systems: How Do We Explain the Unexplainable? Chapter 12. Expressions: Is This Art? Chapter 13. Culture Change and Globalization: What Have We Learned? Chapter 14. Applying Anthropology: How Does It Make a Difference?
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