Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260051919.jpeg 18 9781260051919 A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text. The program presents anthropology’s core concepts and also demonstrates anthropology’s relevance to the 21st-century world we inhabit. Revisions to the 18th edition of Cultural Anthropology were extensively informed by student data, collected anonymously by McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning system. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity

Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity

18th Edition
By Conrad Kottak
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ISBN13: 9781260051919
Copyright: 2019
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PART 1: Introduction to Anthropology 1: What is Anthropology?
2: Culture
3: Method and Theory in Cultural Anthropology


PART 2: Appreciating Cultural Diversity
4: Applying Anthropology
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


Glossary
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Subject Index

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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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