New Integrated Coverage of the Impact of Technology and Social Media : Systematic attention is given to the key role of the Internet and social media in today’s globalizing world with new sections like “Resistance via Social Media” when discussing political systems.
The Connect Suite effectively engages students in the course so they are better prepared for class, more active in discussion, and achieve better results. Its innovative and adaptive technology addresses a wide variety of student and instructor needs with a rich database of assignable and assessable activities, each attached to a learning objective. Connect Anthropology, part of the Connect Suite, is an integrated assignment and assessment platform that makes learning more engaging and accessible for students and makes teaching easier and more efficient for instructors. Connect Anthropology offers a variety of learning tools and activities, and comes with an interactive eBook with highlighting and note taking functionalities.
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Revisions and updates to the "Anthropology Today" features present new material on global issues (including climate change) and provide greater coverage of these important contemporary issues.
Updated charts, tables, and statistics throughout the text represent the most recent findings in the field of anthropology, including the author's own findings from his fieldwork in Madagascar.
This concise and affordable program covers the essentials of the field in short, accessible space, allowing professors to incorporate ethnographies in the context of the course.
Includes two important chapters not consistently found in other anthropology offerings: "Ethnicity and Race" and "Gender." These and other chapters explore the nature, role, and preservation of human diversity in the face of conquest and globalization.