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Applying Cultural Anthropology : An Introductory Reader

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8th
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9780073405339

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0073405337
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Pub. Date:
10/28/2008
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Applying Cultural Anthropology: An Introductory Readeris a collection of articles that provide compelling examples of applied research in cultural anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. The eighth edition offers 8 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 Culture and Fieldwork
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
Slumbern++s Unexplored Landscape
Tricking and Tripping: Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS
Shakespeare in the Bush
n++To Give Up on Wordsn++: Silence in Western Apache Culture Keith H. Basso (Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, 1970)
A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication
The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
Chinese Table Manners: You Are How You Eat
Culture and the Evolution of Obesity
Race Without Color
White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Pocahontas Goes to the Clinic: Popular Culture as Lingua Franca in a Cultural Borderland
When Brothers Share a Wife
Law, Custom, and Crimes Against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India
How Many Fathers Are Best for a Child?
Gay Marriage and Anthropology
Strange Country This: An Introduction to North American Gender Diversity
Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others
Measuring Up to Barbie: Ideals of the Feminine Body in Popular Culture
Family Planning Outreach and Credit Programs in Rural Bangladesh
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
Sacred Barriers to Conflict Resolution
The Adaptive Value of Religious Ritual
The Viral Superhighway
A Teaching Framework for Cross-Cultural Health Care
Moral Fibers of Farmer Cooperatives: Creating Poverty and Wealth in Malian Cotton Fields
The Search for Sustainable Markets: The Promise and Failures of Fair Trade
Two Rights Make a Wrong: Indigenous Peoples Versus Environmental Protection Agencies
Culture, Poverty, and HIV Transmission: The Case of Rural Haiti, By:
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