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Cultural Anthropology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260259277.jpeg 19 2022 9781260259278 Now in its 19th edition, Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity is an introduction to sociocultural anthropology, also covering linguistic and applied anthropology. While presenting cultural anthropology's core concepts and topics, the text also aims to demonstrate anthropology's relevance to the 21st-century world we inhabit. The subtitle of the text reflects its goal of instilling a sense of appreciation: (1) of cultural diversity, (2) of cultural anthropology as a field, and (3) of how an anthropological approach can build on, and help make sense of, the experience that students bring to the classroom.
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Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology, 19th Edition

ISBN10: 1260259277 | ISBN13: 9781260259278
By Conrad Kottak
© 2022

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Now in its 19th edition, Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity is an introduction to sociocultural anthropology, also covering linguistic and applied anthropology. While presenting cultural anthropology's core concepts and topics, the text also aims to demonstrate anthropology's relevance to the 21st-century world we inhabit. The subtitle of the text reflects its goal of instilling a sense of appreciation: (1) of cultural diversity, (2) of cultural anthropology as a field, and (3) of how an anthropological approach can build on, and help make sense of, the experience that students bring to the classroom.

PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY
 1 WHAT IS ANTHROPOLOGY? 
 2 CULTURE 
 3 METHOD AND THEORY IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 
 4 APPLYING ANTHROPOLOGY 

PART 2 APPRECIATING CULTURAL DIVERSITY
 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 3 THE CHANGING WORLD
14 THE WORLD SYSTEM, COLONIALISM, AND INEQUALITY 
15 ANTHROPOLOGY’S ROLE IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD
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About the Author

Conrad Kottak

Conrad Phillip Kottak (A.B. Columbia, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia, 1966) is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1968.  In 1991 he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan.  In 1992 he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan.  Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil (since 1962), Madagascar (since 1966), and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.

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