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Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Readeris a collection of articles that provides compelling examples of applied research in all four fields of anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. The ninth edition offers 11 new readings and a new chart at the beginning of the text to help instructors and students locate key themes and topics.
Table of Contents
|Contents = new reading To the Student To the Instructor Introduction: Understanding Humans and Human Problems|
|Teaching Theories: The Evolution-Creation Controversy|
|Re-reading Root-Bernstein and McEachron in Cobb County, Georgia: A Year Past and Present|
|The Family Tree Has Become a Bush with Many Branches|
|What Are Friends For?|
|Mothers and Others|
|Great Mysteries of Human Evolution|
|Ancient Bodies, Modern Customs, and Our Health|
|Slumber’s Unexplored Landscape|
|Ancient Genes and Modern Health|
|The Tall and the Short of It|
|Identifying Victims After a Disaster|
|Battle of the Bones|
|The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human|
|Uncovering America’s Pyramid Builders|
|New Women of the Ice Age Heather Pringle (Discover, 1998)|
|Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson’s Mounds|
|The Secrets of Ancient Tiwanaku Are Benefiting Today’s Bolivia|
|“Clean Your Plate. There Are People Starving in Africa!” The Application of Archaeology and Ethnography to America’s Food Loss Issues|
|Dawn of a New Stone Age in Eye Surgery|
|The Challenge of Race to American Historical Archaeology|
|From Hoefonum to Heavens|
|Village of the Deaf|
|“To Give up on Words”: Silence in Western Apache Culture|
|A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication|
|Cultural Anthropology Culture And Fieldwork|
|Body Ritual Among the Nacirema|
|Race Without Color|
|Shakespeare in the Bush|
|Eating Christmas in the Kalahari|
|How Many Fathers Are Best for a Child?|
|When Brothers Share a Wife|
|Our Babies, Ourselves|
|Strange Country This: An Introduction to North American Gender Diversity|
|Tricking and Tripping: Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS|
|Law, Custom, and Crimes Against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India|
|Culture and the Evolution of Obesity|
|Pocahontas Goes to the Clinic: Popular Culture as Lingua Franca in a Cultural Borderland|
|Culture, Poverty, and HIV Transmission: The Case of Rural|
|Circumcision, Pluralism, and Dilemmas of Cultural Relativism|
|Conflict and Confluence in Advertising Meetings|
|Coming of Age in Palo Alto|
|Just Another Job? The Commodification of Domestic Labor|
|The Kpelle Moot|
|Contemporary Warfare in the New Guinea Highlands|
|Army Enlists Anthropology in War Zones|
|Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflection on Cultural Relativism and Its Others|
|Cell Phones, Sharing, and Social Status in an African Society|
|The Price of Progress|
|Moral Fibers of Farmer Cooperatives: Creating Poverty and Wealth in Malian Cotton Fields|
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