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This supplementary reader is composed of both classic and contemporary articles that demonstrate the significant contributions that cultural anthropologists make; the emphasis is on the applicability of cultural anthropology to understanding and improving the present day human condition. New to This Edition :
- Seven of the 29 selections are new.
- Applications of anthropology are evident throughout. Unlike other introductory readers, this collection emphasizes how current anthropological research is put to use in everyday life. Whether debating the merits of a career in anthropology or questioning why the subject should be studied, students will grow to appreciate anthropology's widespread uses, from conducting market research to working with refugee communities.