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Introducing Cultural Anthropology

Introducing Cultural Anthropology

5th Edition
By Roberta Lenkeit
Copyright: 2012

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ISBN10: 0078034876 | ISBN13: 9780078034879

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PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Chapter 1: Anthropology: What Are Its Subfields and Perspectives?

Chapter 2: Culture: What Makes Us Strangers When We Are Away from Home?

Chapter 3: Fieldwork: How Are Data Gathered?

Chapter 4: Language: Is This What Makes Us Human?

PART TWO: CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTIVE PATTERNS

Chapter 5: Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation I: What Challenges Face Foragers?

Chapter 6: Subsistence Strategies and Resource Allocation II: How Did Food Production Transform Culture?

Chapter 7: Marriage, Family, and Residence: What Are the Possibilities?

Chapter 8: Kinship and Descent: Are These the Ties That Bind?

Chapter 9: Gender and Sexuality: Nature or Nurture?

Chapter 10: Political Order, Disorder, and Social Control: Who Decides?

Chapter 11: Belief Systems: How Do We Explain the Unexplainable?

Chapter 12: Expressions: Is This Art?

PART THREE: APPLYING THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE

Chapter 13: Culture Change and Globalization: What Have We Learned?

Chapter 14: Applying Anthropology: How Does It Make a Difference?

Appendix A: How Do You Read an Ethnography?

Appendix B: How Do You Make String Figures?

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