9781259353765

Looseleaf for Cultural Anthropology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781259353765

  • ISBN10:

    1259353761

  • Edition: 16th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2014-09-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text.
Focusing on an increasingly interconnected, and technological, world, the new Integrated Coverage of the Impact of Technology and Social Media pays systematic attention to the key role of the Internet and social media in today’s globalizing world through new sections like “Resistance via Social Media” when discussing political systems.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

List of Boxes

About the Author

Preface

Part I Introduction to Anthropology

1 What Is Anthropology?

2 Culture

3 Method and Theory in Cultural Anthropology

Part II Appreciating Cultural Diversity

4 Applying Anthropology

5 Language and Communication

6 Ethnicity and Race

7 Making a Living

8 Political Systems

9 Gender

10 Families, Kinship, and Descent

11 Marriage

12 Religion

13 Arts, Media, and Sports

Part III The Changing World

14 The World System and Colonialism

15 Anthropology’s Role in a Globalizing World

Glossary

Bibliography

Credits

Index

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