Thinking Anthropologically : A Practical Guide for Students

Thinking Anthropologically : A Practical Guide for Students

by Philip Carl Salzman, Patricia C. (Eds.) Rice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131835203

ISBN-13: 9780131835207

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Pearson

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. Chapters written by specialists in each topical area provide quality coverage of areas that the chosen authors are especially knowledgeable…  See more details below

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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. 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:
9780131835207
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
99
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Thinking Anthropologically, Philip Carl Salzman and Patricia C. Rice.
2. What Anthropologists Look For: Patterns, Philip Carl Salzman.
3. Thinking Holistically, Holly Peters-Golden.
4. Thinking Theoretically, Philip Carl Salzman.
5. Using Science to Think Anthropologically, Robin O'Brian and Patricia C. Rice.
6. Thinking about Change: Biological Evolution, Culture Change, and the Importance of Scale, Jeffrey H. Cohen and Jeffrey A. Kurland.
7. Why Do Anthropological Experts Disagree? Anne Campbell and Patricia C. Rice.
8. Thinking and Acting Ethically in Anthropology, Ann Kingsolver.
9. Applying Anthropological Knowledge, Aaron Podolefsky.
10. How to Take Anthropology Tests, Mary Pulford and Patricia C. Rice.

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