More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Only two copies
in stock at this price.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
Downloadable Offline Access
Starting at $14.25
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
How do rental returns work?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 9th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
Using engaging stories and clear writing, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change. Peoples and Bailey focus on the social and cultural consequences of globalization, emphasizing culture change and world problems. The book's engaging narrative provides new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in this century. As you explore more contemporary issues, including recent debates on gay marriage, cultural and economic globalization, population growth, hunger, and the survival of indigenous cultures, you will gain a better understanding of the cultural information you need to successfully navigate in today's global economy. The authors emphasize the diversity of humanity and reveal why an appreciation and tolerance of cultural differences is critical in the modern world.
Table of Contents
|The Study of Humanity|
|Culture and Language|
|The Development of Anthropological Thought|
|Methods of Investigation|
|Culture and Nature: Interacting with the Environment|
|Exchange in Economic Systems|
|Marriages and Family|
|Kinship and Descent|
|Enculturation and the Life Course|
|Gender in Comparative Perspective|
|The Organization of Political Life|
|Social Inequality and Stratification|
|Religion and World View|
|Art and the Aesthetic|
|Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict|
|World Problems and the Practice of Anthropology|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|