9780130907387

Cultural Anthropology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130907387

  • ISBN10:

    0130907383

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This comprehensive and scientific introduction to cultural anthropology& helps students understand how& humans vary culturally and& why they got to be that way.& This new edition& highlights& migration and& immigration in the context of& globalization.

Table of Contents

(NOTE: All chapters conclude with Summary, Glossary Terms, Critical Questions, Internet Exercises, and Suggested Reading.)

I. INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY.

1. What Is Anthropology?
2. The Concept of Culture.
3. Theory and Evidence in Cultural Anthropology.

II. CULTURAL VARIATION.

4. Communication and Language.
5. Getting Food.
6. Economic Systems.
7. Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism.
8. Sex, Gender, and Culture.
9. Marriage and the Family.
10. Marital Residence and Kinship.
11. Associations and Interest Groups.
12. Political Life: Social Order and Disorder.
13. Psychology and Culture.
14. Religion and Magic.
15. The Arts.
16. Culture Change.

III. USING ANTHROPOLOGY.

17. Applied and Practicing Anthropology.
18. Medical Anthropology.
19. Global Social Problems.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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