Essentials of Cultural Anthropology   A Toolkit for a Global Age

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age


  • Author : Kenneth J Guest
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-11-26
  • Genre: Applied anthropology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393624618


Essentials of Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age Book Description :

The most successful new textbook in a generation, Ken Guest’s text shows students that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture. Students learn that the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to their life in our globalized world. The NEW InQuizitive course helps students focus their reading, master the basics, and come to class prepared....

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology


  • Author : Kenneth J. Guest
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-12
  • Genre: Applied anthropology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393417239


Essentials of Cultural Anthropology Book Description :

"From the book's signature "toolkit" approach to the new chapter on the Environment and Sustainability to the accompanying videos and interactive learning tools, all aspects of Ken Guest's Essentials of Cultural Anthropology work together to inspire students to use the tools of anthropology to see the world in a new way and to come to class prepared to have richer, more meaningful discussions about the big issues of our time. Are there more than two genders? How do white people experience race? What defines a family? Is there such a thing as a "natural" disaster? What causes some people to be wealthy while others live in poverty?"--...

Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal

Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal


  • Author : Kenneth J. Guest
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393417220


Cultural Anthropology Fieldwork Journal Book Description :

Helping students apply their anthropological toolkit to the real world...

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Essentials of Cultural Anthropology


  • Author : Garrick Bailey
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-02-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780840032751


Essentials of Cultural Anthropology Book Description :

Now featuring a full-color design, this brief, more affordable version of Peoples and Bailey’s HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 8th Edition (2009) provides a solid option for instructors who wish to adopt a core text along with supplemental texts such as readers and ethnographies. The text shares, in a briefer format, the same rich characteristics that made HUMANITY a best-seller over the years: strong scholarship, rich ethnographic examples and a unique focus on modern ethnicity and the survival of indigenous peoples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Around the World in 30 Years

Around the World in 30 Years


  • Author : Barbara Gallatin Anderson
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release Date : 1999-08-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781478607724


Around the World in 30 Years Book Description :

Ten cultures! Barbara Gallatin Anderson brings to life a range of cultures from the tribal Hmong to a United States military base. With humor and a precision born of hands-on familiarity with the regions involved, she draws the reader into startlingly real identification with other peoples worlds: France, Denmark, Thailand, India, Morocco, Japan, Corsica, China, Russia, and the United States. Every chapter gives us insight into the ways we identify with basic anthropological themes, the challenges of applied fieldwork, and the impact of change. To a surprising extent the reader becomes the anthropologistwith all the highs and lows that are part of life as a cultural anthropologist....

God in Chinatown

God in Chinatown


  • Author : Kenneth J. Guest
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-08-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0814731538


God in Chinatown Book Description :

Since the passage of Roe v. Wade, the debate over reproductive rights has dominated America’s courts, legislatures, and streets. The contributors to The Reproductive Rights Reader embrace reproductive justice for all women, but challenge mainstream legal and political solutions based on protecting free choice via neutral governmental policies, which frequently ignore or jeopardize the interests of women of color and the poor. Instead, the pieces in this interdisciplinary book—including both legal cases and articles by legal scholars, historians, sociologists, political scientists and others—favor a critical analysis that addresses the concrete material conditions that limit choices, the role of law and social policy in creating those conditions...

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age


  • Author : Kenneth J Guest
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393265002


Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age Book Description :

The Second Edition of Ken Guest's Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age covers the concepts that drive cultural anthropology by showing that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture and the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to living in a globalizing world....

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology
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Essentials of Cultural Anthropology


  • Author : Garrick Bailey
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285415550


Essentials of Cultural Anthropology Book Description :

Brief and affordable, Bailey and Peoples' ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 3rd Edition, offers you a sound introduction to cultural anthropology. In its concise coverage of the course's core topics, you'll find strong scholarship, rich ethnographic examples, and a unique focus on modern ethnicity and the survival of indigenous peoples. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

High Heels and Bound Feet

High Heels and Bound Feet


  • Author : Roberta Edwards Lenkeit
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781478638414


High Heels and Bound Feet Book Description :

The lucid essays in the original edition of High Heels and Bound Feet drove lively discussions and engagement with core anthropological concepts in traditional and online courses. Lenkeit showed how one’s daily life at work, at school, at home, and at play could be more engaging and provocative when viewed through anthropology’s multifaceted lens. The slightly expanded Second Edition is freshened by the addition of seven new essays. Each continues to illustrate myriad possible applications of concepts and methods from anthropology to everyday experiences. While essays focus on cultural anthropology, the inclusion of topics on linguistics, biological anthropology, and archaeology brings attention to the holistic nature of the discipline. All essay...