Introducing Cultural Anthropology

Introducing Cultural Anthropology

by Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0767412281

ISBN-13: 9780767412285

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767412285
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/12/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.52(d)

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?

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >