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Cultural Anthropology (Text Only)

Cultural Anthropology (Text Only) - 11th edition

Cultural Anthropology (Text Only) - 11th edition

Cultural Anthropology (Text Only) by Carol Ember and Melvin Ember - ISBN
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Cultural Anthropology (Text Only) by Carol Ember and Melvin Ember - ISBN
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 11TH 04

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Summary

For introductory courses in Cultural Anthropology.

This comprehensive text reflects recent anthropological research and controversial developments, while integrating features in each chapter to spark and maintain student interest. A focus on applied anthropology shows how the anthropological perspective can be applied to global social problems-including AIDS, disaster, homelessness, crime, family violence, and war.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(NOTE: All chapters conclude with Summary, Glossary Terms, Critical Questions, Internet Exercises, and Suggested Reading.)

I. INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY.

1. What Is Anthropology?
2. The Concept of Culture.
3. Theory and Evidence in Cultural Anthropology.

II. CULTURAL VARIATION.

4. Communication and Language.
5. Getting Food.
6. Economic Systems.
7. Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism.
8. Sex, Gender, and Culture.
9. Marriage and the Family.
10. Marital Residence and Kinship.
11. Associations and Interest Groups.
12. Political Life: Social Order and Disorder.
13. Psychology and Culture.
14. Religion and Magic.
15. The Arts.
16. Culture Change and Globalization.

III. USING ANTHROPOLOGY.

17. Applied and Practicing Anthropology.
18. Medical Anthropology.
19. Global Social Problems.


Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.