9780495601920

Cultural Anthropology An Applied Perspective

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780495601920

  • ISBN10:

    0495601926

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/24/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $1.09
    Check/Direct Deposit: $1.04
  • Complimentary 7-Day eTextbook Access - Read more
    When you rent or buy this book, you will receive complimentary 7-day online access to the eTextbook version from your PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone. Feature not included on Marketplace Items.
  • eCampus.com Device Compatibility Matrix

    Click the device icon to install or view instructions

    Apple iOS | iPad, iPhone, iPod
    Android Devices | Android Tables & Phones OS 2.2 or higher | *Kindle Fire
    Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
    Mac OS X | **iMac / Macbook
    Enjoy offline reading with these devices
    Apple Devices
    Android Devices
    Windows Devices
    Mac Devices
    iPad, iPhone, iPod
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
     
    Android 2.2 +
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
    Kindle Fire
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
     
    Windows
    10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
     
     
    Our reader is compatible
     
    Mac
     
     
     
    Our reader is compatible
List Price: $275.99 Save up to $265.57
  • Rent Book $10.42
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

    7-Day eTextbook Access 7-Day eTextbook Access

    HURRY! ONLY 3 COPIES IN STOCK AT THIS PRICE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Explore cultural anthropology in an applied and fascinating way with Gary Ferraro and Susan Andreatta's CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: AN APPLIED PERSPECTIVE. This contemporary text is highly relevant to today's students and gives you all the key material you need for your introductory course. With real-world applications of the principles and practices of anthropology, this book will help you learn to appreciate other cultures as well as your own and to apply what you learn to situations in your personal and professional life. Check out the real-life examples of cross-cultural misunderstandings and issues (in popular "Cross-Cultural Miscues" features) to view "culture at work." Also, the book takes a look at specialized vocabularies such as "chickspeak" (the language of single, urban, upwardly mobile women) and contemporary topics such as the war in Iraq and environmental degradation.

Table of Contents

What is Anthropology?
The Concept of Culture
Applied Anthropology
The Growth of Anthropological Theory
Methods in Cultural Anthropology
Language And Communication
Making a Living
Economics
Marriage and the Family
Kinship and Descent
Sex and Gender
Social Stratification
Political Organization and Social Control
Supernatural Beliefs
Art
Culture Change and Globalization
Summary
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review