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Applying Anthropology : An Introductory Reader,9780072566048

Applying Anthropology : An Introductory Reader

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9780072566048

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0072566043
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Pub. Date:
8/26/2002
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This supplementary reader is composed of both classic and contemporary articles that demonstrate the significant contributions that cultural anthropologists make; the emphasis is on the applicability of cultural anthropology to understanding and improving the present day human condition.

Table of Contents

To the Student vii
To the Instructor ix
Introduction: Understanding Humans and Human Problems 1(2)
PART I Biological Anthropology
3(58)
Teaching Theories: The Evolution-Creation Controversy
6(9)
Robert Root-Bernstein
Donald L. McEachron
What Are Friends For?
15(6)
Barbara Smuts
What's Love Got to Do with It?
21(4)
Meredith Small
Mothers and Others
25(7)
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Once We Were Not Alone
32(6)
Ian Tattersall
Ancient Bodies, Modern Customs, and Our Health
38(10)
Elizabeth D. Whitaker
Slumber's Unexplored Landscape
48(4)
Bruce Bower
Ancient Genes and Modern Health
52(4)
S. Boyd Eaton
Melvin Konner
The Tall and the Short of It
56(5)
Barry Bogin
PART II Archaeology
61(50)
Battle of the Bones
64(6)
Robson Bonnichsen
Alan L. Schneider
The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
70(4)
Jared Diamond
New Women of the Ice Age
74(7)
Heather Pringle
Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson's Mounds
81(5)
Alan H. Goodman
George J. Armelagos
The Secrets of Ancient Tiwanaku Are Benefiting Today's Bolivia
86(6)
Baird Straughan
Easter's End
92(6)
Jared Diamond
Profile of an Anthropologist From Tikal to Tucson: Today's Garbage Is Tomorrow's Artifact
98(3)
Food Waste Behavior in an Urban Population
101(7)
Gail G. Harrison
William L. Rathje
Wilson W. Hughes
Dawn of a New Stone Age in Eye Surgery
108(3)
Payson D. Sheets
PART III Cultural Anthropology
111
CULTURE AND FIELDWORK
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
114(4)
Horace Miner
Letter from Peri---Manus II
118(4)
Margaret Mead
Crack in Spanish Harlem
122(8)
Philippe Bourgois
Tricking and Tripping: Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS
130(8)
Claire E. Sterk
Profile of an Anthropologist Corporate Anthropologists
138(6)
Jennifer J. Laabs
CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Shakespeare in the Bush
144(6)
Laura Bohannan
``To Give up on Words'': Silence in Western Apache Culture
150(10)
Keith H. Basso
A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication
160(12)
Daniel N. Maltz
Ruth A. Borker
Suite for Ebony and Phonics
172(5)
John R. Rickford
CULTURE AND FOOD
You Are What You Eat: Religious Aspects of the Health Food Movement
177(8)
Jill Dubisch
Chinese Table Manners: You Are How You Eat
185(7)
Eugene Cooper
Culture and the Evolution of Obesity
192(11)
Peter J. Brown
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Race Without Color
203(7)
Jared Diamond
Official Statement on ``Race''
210(2)
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
212(4)
Peggy McIntosh
Of Kwanzaa, Cinco de Mayo, and Whispering: The Need for Intercultural Education
216(12)
Deborah Freedman Lustig
ECONOMY AND BUSINESS
Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
228(5)
Richard Borshay Lee
Strings Attached
233(5)
Lee Cronk
The Domestication of Wood in Haiti: A Case Study in Applied Evolution
238(9)
Gerald F. Murray
Using Cultural Skills for Cooperative Advantage in Japan
247(12)
Richard H. Reeves-Ellington
Profile of an Anthropologist Anthropology in the Technology Industry
259(2)
Greg Guest
GENDER AND SOCIALIZATION
Our Babies, Ourselves
261(7)
Meredith F. Small
Society and Sex Roles
268(6)
Ernestine Friedl
Doing Gender, Doing Surgery: Women Surgeons in a Man's Profession
274(9)
Joan Cassell
KINSHIP, MARRIAGE, AND FAMILY
When Brothers Share a Wife
283(5)
Melvyn C. Goldstein
Law, Custom, and Crimes Against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India
288(11)
John van Willigen
V. C. Channa
African Polygyny: Family Values and Contemporary Changes
299(9)
Philip L. Kilbride
POLITICS, LAW, AND WARFARE
Profile of an Anthropologist Crossing the Minefield: Politics of Refugee Research and Service
308(5)
Jeffery L. MacDonald
The Kpelle Moot
313(8)
James L. Gibbs, Jr.
Contemporary Warfare in the New Guinea Highlands
321(9)
Aaron Podolefsky
RELIGION, RITUAL, AND CURING
The Power of Islam
330(8)
Lincoln Keiser
Hallucinogenic Plants and Their Use in Traditional Societies
338(4)
Wade Davis
AIDS as Human Suffering
342(9)
Paul Farmer
Arthur Kleinman
CULTURAL CHANGE AND GLOBALIZATION
Circumcision, Pluralism, and Dilemmas of Cultural Relativism
351(12)
Corinne A. Kratz
Advertising and Global Culture
363(4)
Noreene Janus
How Sushi Went Global
367(7)
Theodore C. Bestor
The Price of Progress
374
John H. Bodley
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1


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