Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. New to this edition, Connect® Anthropology offers a variety of learning tools and activities to make learning more engaging for students and teaching more efficient for instructors. Mirror for Humanity is a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.
ISBNS: 125981842X / 9781259818424
Publication Date: 9/12/17
New “Anthropology Today” boxes highlighting throughout important recent contributions as well as world events and issues in the news have been written. Each chapter also contains a new feature that I call “Think Like an Anthropologist,” which attempts to get students to do just that—to apply their critical thinking skills as an anthropologist might.
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS ANTHROPOLOGY?
CHAPTER 3: DOING ANTHROPOLOGY
CHAPTER 1 What Is Anthropology?
CHAPTER 2 Culture
CHAPTER 3 Doing Anthropology
CHAPTER 4 Language and Communication
CHAPTER 5 Making a Living
CHAPTER 6 Political Systems
CHAPTER 7 Families, Kinship, and Marriage
CHAPTER 8 Gender
CHAPTER 9 Religion
CHAPTER 10 Ethnicity and Race
CHAPTER 11 Applying Anthropology
CHAPTER 12 The World System and Colonialism
CHAPTER 13 Anthropology’s Role in a Globalizing World
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Available within Connect, SmartBook actively tailors content to the individual student- The more a student interacts with SmartBook, the better it gets to know what they know and what they don’t know, helping students to maximize study time. By providing students with a safe place to make mistakes, showing them the areas they need to work on most, and by giving them consistent, personalized feedback at the exact moment they need it, SmartBook helps them to bridge their knowledge gaps and come to class prepared.Learn More