Recently, there is an increase in discussion and debate concerning cross-cultural and ethno-cultural relationships. Topics such as social institutions, demographic trends, beliefs, values and cultural traditions have become important to this research. Social evolutionary scholars are guiding much of this work but cultural dimensions are of less interest. This book provides the cultural perspective necessary to identify the conditions under which similarities and differences in the relationships between black American men and Brazilian women occur.
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About the Author
Neil Turner is an American anthropologist living in Salvador, Brazil with a background in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology. In the USA, he worked as a research analyst for the American College of Physicians and as a computer information technician. As a professor, he has taught at Tufts University, Boston, California State University, Los Angeles, and American Pathways University, Denver. Also, he has authored several essays, papers and lectured. His work in medical anthropology has been published by Grin Publishing, Munich, Germany and the Italian online anthropology journal, Antrocom. Currently, he is teaching TOEFL, ESL and conducting ethnographic fieldwork for a book on Brazil