Cultural Anthropology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-07-01
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Cultural Anthropologyis the only book that integrates the important issues of globalization and culture change in every chapter as it introduces students to the concepts and methods that anthropologists bring to the study of cross-cultural diversity. What Is Anthropology?; The Nature of Culture. Studying Culture.Language and Culture. Learning Oners"s Culture. Making a Living. Economic Systems. Kinship and Descent. Marriage and the Family. Gender.Equality and Inequality. Political Systems.Conflict and Conflict Resolution.Religion.The Arts. Colonialism and Cultural Transformations. Living in a Global World.

Table of Contents

  1. What Is Anthropology?

  2. The Nature of Culture.

  3. Studying Culture.

  4. Language and Culture.

  5. Learning One’s Culture.

  6. Making a Living.

  7. Economic Systems.

  8. Kinship and Descent.

  9. Marriage and the Family.

10. Gender.

11. Equality and Inequality.

12. Political Systems.

13. Conflict and Conflict Resolution.

14. Religion.

15. The Arts.

16. Colonialism and Cultural Transformations.

17. Living in a Global World.

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