9780205619269

Conformity and Conflict, 2008 Edition (with MyAnthroKit Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205619269

  • ISBN10:

    0205619266

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

An ideal complement to standard anthropology texts or as a stand-alone text/reader, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict continues to offer students an in-depth look at anthropology as a powerful way to study human behavior and events.This Premium Edition retains all 37 readings from the Twelfth Edition, and provides onlineaccess to13 additionalreadings from the Tenth and Eleventh Editions. As always, each reading retains the accessibility Conformity and Conflict is well known for, covers a broad range of theoretical perspectives that demonstrate basic anthropological concepts, and presents the view that anthropology provides a fascinating perspective on the human experience.

Table of Contents

World Map and Geographical Placement of Readings
Preface
Culture and Ethnography
Ethnography and Culture
Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
Shakespeare in the Bush
Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS
Lessons from the Field
Language And Communication
The Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis: Worlds Shaped by Words
How To Ask For a Drink
Body Art as Visual Language
Conversation Style: Talking on the Job
Online Only: Conrad Kottak, Teleconditioning and the Postmodern Classroom
Online Only: Michael Argyle, The Laws of Looking
Online Only: Sarah Boxer, The Military Name Game
Ecology and Subsistence
The Hunters: Scarce Resources in the Kalahari
Adaptive Failure: Easter's End
ForestDevelopment The Indian Way
Online Only: Jared Diamond, Domestication and the Evolution of Disease
Economic Systems
Reciprocity and the Power of Giving
Cocaine and the Economic Deterioration of Bolivia
Office Work and the Crack Alternative
Online Only: Annette Fuentes and Barbara Ehrenreich, Women in the GlobalFactory
Kinship and Family
Mother's Love: Death Without Weeping
Family and Kinship in Village India
Life Without Fathers Of Husbands
Uterine Families and the Women's Community
Roles and Inequality
Symbolizing Roles: Behind the Veil
Society and Sex Roles
A Woman's Curse?
Mixed Blood
Online Only: Jack Weatherford, Blood on the Steppes: Ethnicity, Power, andConflict
Law and Politics
Cross-Cultural Law: The Case of the Gypsy Offender
Notes From an Expert Witness
Life Without Chiefs
Online Only: Law and Order
Online Only: Navigating Nigerian Bureaucracies
Online Only: Norman A. Chance, Government, Oil, and Political
Transformation: The Inupiat Eskimo Case
Religion, Magic and World View
Taraka's Ghost
George Gmelch, Baseball Magic
Run For The Wall: An American Pilgrimage
Cargo Beliefs and Religious Experience
Online Only: Charlanne Burke, Witchcraft Tswana Style
Online Only: Michael Barkun, Millennialists and the State: Reflections after Waco
Globalization
New Americans: The Road To Refugee Resettlement
Men's Pleasure, Women's Labor: Tourism For Sex
Japanese Hip-Hop And The Globalization Of Popular Culture
Online Only: Nathan Williamson, Illegal Logging and Frontier
Conservation
Online Only: Theodore C. Bestor, How Sushi Went Global
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