Thinking Anthropologically / Edition 2

Thinking Anthropologically / Edition 2

by Philip C. Salzman, Patricia C. Rice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132389584

ISBN-13: 9780132389587

Pub. Date: 07/29/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book focuses on nine themes that are at the heart of anthropology–themes that permeate all fields of anthropology, and that prepare learners to “think anthropologically“ before beginning to study the field in any depth. KEY TOPICS Chapters written by specialists in each topical area provide quality coverage of areas that the chosen authors

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This book focuses on nine themes that are at the heart of anthropology–themes that permeate all fields of anthropology, and that prepare learners to “think anthropologically“ before beginning to study the field in any depth. KEY TOPICS Chapters written by specialists in each topical area provide quality coverage of areas that the chosen authors are especially knowledgeable about and interested in. Chapter titles include: What Anthropologists Look For: Patterns, Thinking Holistically, Thinking Theoretically, Using Science to Think Anthropologically, Thinking about Change: Biological Evolution and Culture Change, Why Do Anthropological Experts Disagree?, Thinking and Acting Ethically in Anthropology, Applying Anthropological Knowledge, and How to Take Anthropology Tests. For a clearer and more meaningful understanding of anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132389587
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/29/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction to Thinking Anthropologically   Philip Carl Salzman   Patricia C. Rice     1
What Anthropologists Look For: Patterns   Philip Carl Salzman     6
Thinking Holistically$dHolly Peters-Golden     15
Thinking Theoretically   Philip Carl Salzman     26
Using Science to Think Anthropologically   Robin O'Brian   Patricia C. Rice     36
Thinking about Change: Biological Evolution, Culture Change, and the Importance of Scale   Jeffrey H. Cohen   Jeffrey A. Kurland     45
Why Do Anthropological Experts Disagree?   Anne Campbell   Patricia C. Rice     55
Thinking and Acting Ethically in Anthropology   Ann Kingsolver     68
Applying Anthropological Knowledge   Aaron Podolefsky     76
Making Ideas Researchable   Philip Carl Salzman   Patricia C. Rice     85
Thinking Anthropologically about "Race": Human Variation, Cultural Construction, and Dispelling Myths   Yolanda T. Moses     94
How to Take Anthropology Tests   Mary Pulford   Patricia C. Rice     106
Glossary     113
Name Index     119
Subject Index     120

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