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Applying Anthropology : An Introductory Reader,9780767418416

Applying Anthropology : An Introductory Reader

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9780767418416

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0767418417
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Pub. Date:
8/1/2000
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McGraw-Hill College
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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 v
To the Instructor vii
Introduction: Understanding Humans and Human Problems 1(2)
PART I Biological Anthropology 3(66)
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
Dawson's Dawn Man: The Hoax at Piltdown
25(13)
Kenneth L. Feder
Ancient Bodies, Modern Customs, and Our Health
38(10)
Elizabeth D. Whitaker
Ancient Genes and Modern Health
48(4)
S. Boyd Eaton
Melvin Konner
The Tall and the Short of It
52(5)
Barry Bogin
Recovery and Identification of Civilian Victims of War in Croatia
57(5)
Douglas W. Owsley
Davor Strinovic
Mario Slaus
Dana D. Kollmann
Malcolm L. Richardson
Bred in the Bone?
62(7)
Alan H. Goodman
PART II Archaeology 69(48)
The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
72(4)
Jared Diamond
New Women of the Ice Age
76(7)
Heather Pringle
Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson's Mounds
83(5)
Alan H. Goodman
George J. Armelagos
Opportunities in Cultural Resources Management
88(4)
Allen G. Pastron
The Secrets of Ancient Tiwanaku Are Benefiting Today's Bolivia
92(6)
Baird Straughan
Easter's End
98(6)
Jared Diamond
Profile of an Anthropologist From Tikal to Tucson: Today's Garbage Is Tomorrow's Artifact
104(3)
Food Waste Behavior in an Urban Population
107(7)
Gail G. Harrison
William L. Rathje
Wilson W. Hughes
Dawn of a New Stone Age in Eye Surgery
114(3)
Payson D. Sheets
PART III Cultural Anthropology 117(262)
Culture and Fieldwork
Body Ritual among the Nacirema
120(4)
Horace Miner
Letter from Peri---Manus II
124(4)
Margaret Mead
Tricking and Tripping: Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS
128(8)
Claire E. Sterk
Crack in Spanish Harlem
136(8)
Philippe Bourgois
Profile of an Anthropologist Corporate Anthropologists
144(6)
Jennifer J. Laabs
Culture and Communication
Shakespeare in the Bush
150(6)
Laura Bohannan
The Gift of Gab
156(6)
Matt Cartmill
A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication
162(12)
Daniel N. Maltz
Ruth A. Borker
Culture and Food
You Are What You Eat: Religious Aspects of the Health Food Movement
174(8)
Jill Dubisch
Chinese Table Manners: You Are How You Eat
182(7)
Eugene Cooper
Culture and the Evolution of Obesity
189(11)
Peter J. Brown
Culture and Race
Race without Color
200(7)
Jared Diamond
Official Statement on ``Race''
207(3)
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
210(4)
Peggy Mclntosh
Race, Higher Education, and American Society
214(9)
Yolanda T. Moses
Economy and Business
Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
223(5)
Richard Borshay Lee
Strings Attached
228(5)
Lee Cronk
The Domestication of Wood in Haiti: A Case Study in Applied Evolution
233(9)
Gerald F. Murray
Using Cultural Skills for Cooperative Advantage in Japan
242(12)
Richard H. Reeves-Ellington
Gender and Marriage
Society and Sex Roles
254(6)
Ernestine Friedl
Doing Gender, Doing Surgery: Women Surgeons in a Man's Profession
260(9)
Joan Cassell
Law, Custom, and Crimes Against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India
269(11)
John van Willigen
V. C. Channa
When Brothers Share a Wife
280(5)
Melvyn C. Goldstein
Education and Socialization
Anthropology in Education: Pushing the Frontier of Social Reform
285(6)
Kathryn A. Kozaitis
Of Kwanzaa, Cinco de Mayo, and Whispering: The Need for Intercultural Education
291(12)
Deborah Freedman Lustig
Suite for Ebony and Phonics
303(5)
John R. Rickford
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
Ritual and Curing
Loading the Bases: How Our Tribe Projects Its Own Image into the National Pastime
330(7)
Bradd Shore
Hallucinogenic Plants and Their Use in Traditional Societies
337(4)
Wade Davis
Ritual in the Operating Room
341(11)
Pearl Katz
AIDS as Human Suffering
352(9)
Paul Farmer
Arthur Kleinman
Social and Cultural Change
Welfare Reform---Self-Sufficiency or What?
361(4)
Alvin W. Wolfe
Advertising and Global Culture
365(4)
Noreene Janus
The Price of Progress
369(10)
John H. Bodley
Glossary 379(10)
Index 389


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