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Cultural Anthropology : The Human Challenge

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12th
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9780495095613

ISBN10:
0495095613
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/9/2007
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: you and your neighbors in the global village. With compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: The Human Challenge provide a holistic view of anthropology to help you make sense of today's world. With this text you will discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human beliefs and behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world.

Table of Contents

Cultural Anthropology: The Challenge of Knowing Humanity
The Essence of Anthropology
The Characteristics of Culture
From Fieldwork to Interpretation
Becoming Human
Culture and Survival: The Challenge of Communicating, Raising Children, and Staying Alive
Language and Communication
Social Identity, Personality, and Gender
Patterns of Subsistence
Economic Systems
Formation of Groups: The Challenge of Cooperation
Sex, Marriage, and Family
Kinship and Descent
Grouping by Gender, Age, Common Interest and Class
Search for Order: The Challenge of Disorder
Politics, Power, and Violence
Spirituality, Religion, and the Supernatural
The Arts
Change and the Future: The Challenge of Globalization
Processes of Change
Global Challenges, Local Responses, and the Role of Anthropology
Glossary
Bibliography
Photo Credits
Index
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