Cultural Anthropology / Edition 16 available in Paperback
A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text. Focusing on an increasingly interconnected, and technological, world, the new Integrated Coverage of the Impact of Technology and Social Media pays systematic attention to the key role of the Internet and social media in today’s globalizing world through new sections like “Resistance via Social Media” when discussing political systems.
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About the Author
Conrad Phillip Kottak (A.B. Columbia, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia, 1966) is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1968. In 1991 he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan. In 1992 he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan. Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil (since 1962), Madagascar (since 1966), and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.
Table of Contents
PART 1 Introduction to Anthropology
1 WHAT IS ANTHROPOLOGY?
3 METHOD AND THEORY IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
PART 2 Appreciating Cultural Diversity
4 APPLYING ANTHROPOLOGY
5 LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION
6 ETHNICITY AND RACE
7 MAKING A LIVING
8 POLITICAL SYSTEMS
10 FAMILIES, KINSHIP, AND DESCENT
13 ARTS, MEDIA, AND SPORTS
PART 3 The Changing World
14 THE WORLD SYSTEM, COLONIALISM,AND INEQUALITY
15 ANTHROPOLOGY’S ROLE IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD