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This is the 13th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2009.
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An ideal complement to standard anthropology texts or as a stand-alone text/reader, the best-sellingConformity and Conflictcontinues to offer an in-depth look at anthropology as a powerful way to study human behavior and events. The 37 articles cover a broad range of theoretical perspectives and demonstrate basic anthropological concepts. The twelfth edition retains the previous edition's accessibility and the view that anthropology provides a fascinating perspective on the human experience. The 13th edition has been shaped by the current concerns in both anthropology and American society, including globalization, the study of women's lives, race and ethnicity, and the practical applications of anthropology and the ways it leads to everyday careers. The newly revised table of contents reflects the suggestions ofConformity and Conflictusers. Thirty percent of the readings are either revised or entirely new to this edition. Nine new articles appear in this edition of Conformity and Conflict (Readings 7, 12, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, 32, 33), three of which were expressly commissioned for this edition (12, 29, 25). Four articles (5, 28, 31 and 35) have been updated for this edition. More attention is paid to cultural ecology, to the impact of the world market and world systems on human social life, and to human change in increasingly large and complex societies. An entirely NEW section on globalization includes three new articles that introduce readers to key concepts - how popular culture spreads to different societies, the processes by which cultural artifacts, social structures, and how ideas are adopted and changed as they reach new societies.
Table of Contents
|All new or updated articles appear in bold|
|New to the 13 th Edition|
|Classic reading from previous editions ofConformity and Conflict|
|World Map and Geographical Placement of Readings|
|Culture and Ethnography|
|Ethnography and Culture|
|Eating Christmas in the Kalahari|
|Shakespeare in the Bush|
|Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS|
|Nice Girls Donrsquo;t Talk to Rastas|
|Language and Communication|
|Managing Meaning: The Military Name Game|
|Conversation Style: Talking on the Job|
|Tattoo Talk: ldquo;Juicingrdquo; Customers|
|Anthropologists Investigate Communications Technology,Belle Mellor|
|Ecology and Subsistence|
|The Hunters: Scarce Resources in the Kalahari|
|Adaptive Failure: Easterrsquo;s End|
|When the Turtle Collapses|
|Forest Development the Indian Way|
|Reciprocity and the Power of Giving|
|Global Women in the New Economy|
|Cocaine and the Economic Deterioration of Bolivia|
|Malawi versus the World Bank|
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