ISBN-10:
1259818446
ISBN-13:
9781259818448
Pub. Date:
10/03/2016
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Loose Leaf for Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity / Edition 17

Loose Leaf for Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity / Edition 17

by Conrad Phillip Kottak

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Overview

A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottakcontinues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. CulturalAnthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to anthropologyfrom the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiencesstudents bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciatingthe field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text. The programpresents anthropology’s core concepts and also demonstrates anthropology’srelevance to the 21st-century world we inhabit. Revisions to the 17th editionof Cultural Anthropology were extensively informed by student data,collected anonymously by McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259818448
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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?

2 CULTURE

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

9 GENDER

10 FAMILIES, KINSHIP, AND DESCENT

11 MARRIAGE

12 RELIGION

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

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