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Perspectives

Perspectives Book
Author : Tina Stavenhagen-Helgren,Nina Brown,Laura Tubelle de González
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-12-05
ISBN : 9781641760447
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Perspectives book written by Tina Stavenhagen-Helgren,Nina Brown,Laura Tubelle de González, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-07-30
ISBN : 1000412148
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book offers a concise and accessible overview of cultural anthropology for those coming to the subject for the first time. It introduces key areas of the discipline and touches on its historical developments and applied aspects. As well as traditional topics such as social organization, politics, and economics, the book engages with important contemporary issues including race, gender, sexuality, and colonialism. In a beginner-friendly format, this book is ideal for students of anthropology, as well as for the interested reader as an introduction to the subject.

Cultural Anthropology 101

Cultural Anthropology  101 Book
Author : Jack David Eller
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-02-11
ISBN : 1317550730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This concise and accessible introduction establishes the relevance of cultural anthropology for the modern world through an integrated, ethnographically informed approach. The book develops readers’ understanding and engagement by addressing key issues such as: What it means to be human The key characteristics of culture as a concept Relocation and dislocation of peoples The conflict between political, social and ethnic boundaries The concept of economic anthropology Cultural Anthropology: 101 includes case studies from both classic and contemporary ethnography, as well as a comprehensive bibliography and index. It is an essential guide for students approaching this fascinating field for the first time.

Introducing Cultural Anthropology

Introducing Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Brian M. Howell,Jenell Paris
Publisher : Baker Academic
Release : 2019-06-18
ISBN : 1493418068
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What is the role of culture in human experience? This concise yet solid introduction to cultural anthropology helps readers explore and understand this crucial issue from a Christian perspective. Now revised and updated throughout, this new edition of a successful textbook covers standard cultural anthropology topics with special attention given to cultural relativism, evolution, and missions. It also includes a new chapter on medical anthropology. Plentiful figures, photos, and sidebars are sprinkled throughout the text, and updated ancillary support materials and teaching aids are available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age

Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age Book
Author : Kenneth J Guest
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2016-10-11
ISBN : 0393265005
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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.

Theory from the South

Theory from the South Book
Author : Jean Comaroff,John L. Comaroff
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-11-17
ISBN : 1317250621
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As nation-states in the Northern Hemisphere experience economic crisis, political corruption and racial tension, it seems as though they might be 'evolving' into the kind of societies normally associated with the 'Global South'. Anthropologists Jean and John Comaroff draw on their long experience of living in Africa to address a range of familiar themes - democracy, national borders, labour and capital and multiculturalism. They consider how we might understand these issues by using theory developed in the Global South. Challenging our ideas about 'developed' and 'developing' nations, Theory from the South provides new insights into key problems of our time.

Social and Cultural Anthropology for the 21st Century

Social and Cultural Anthropology for the 21st Century Book
Author : Marzia Balzani,Niko Besnier
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-12-20
ISBN : 1317571789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Social and Cultural Anthropology for the 21st Century: Connected Worlds is a lively, accessible, and wide-ranging introduction to socio-cultural anthropology for undergraduate students. It draws on a wealth of ethnographic examples to showcase how anthropological fieldwork and analysis can help us understand the contemporary world in all its diversity and complexity. The book is addressed to a twenty-first-century readership of students who are encountering social and cultural anthropology for the first time. It provides an overview of the key debates and methods that have historically defined the discipline and of the approaches and questions that shape it today. In addition to classic research areas such as kinship, exchange, and religion, topics that are pressing concerns for our times are covered, such as climate change, economic crisis, social media, refugees, sexuality, and race. Foregrounding ethnographic stories from all over the world to illustrate global connections and their effects on local lives, the book combines a focus on history with urgent present-day social issues. It will equip students with the analytical tools that they need to negotiate a world characterized by unprecedented cross-cultural contact, ever-changing communicative technologies and new forms of uncertainty. The book is an essential resource for introductory courses in social and cultural anthropology and as a refresher for more advanced students.

An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : C. Nadia Seremetakis
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release : 2017-05-11
ISBN : 1443891711
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book engages young scholars, teachers and students in a critical dialogue with past and present directions in cultural-historical studies. More particularly, it prepares prospective anthropologists, as well as readers interested in human cultures for understanding basic theoretical and methodological ethnographic principles and pursuing further what has been known as cultural anthropological perspectives. The book discusses key, field-based studies in the discipline and places them in dialogue with related studies in social history, linguistics, philosophy, literature, and photography, among others.

Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology

Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Laura Tubelle de González
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2019-07-04
ISBN : 1487594062
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Addressing important and timely topics, including global climate change and the #MeToo movement, Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology is a fresh and contemporary textbook designed to engage students in the world surrounding them. The book offers a sustained focus on language, food, and sustainability in an inclusive format that is sensitive to issues of gender, sexuality, and race. Integrating personal stories from her own fieldwork, the author brings her passion for transformative learning to students in a way that is both timely and thought-provoking. Beautifully illustrated with over sixty full-color images, including comics and maps, the text brings concepts to life in a way sure to resonate with undergraduate readers. Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology is supplemented by a full suite of instructor and student supports that can be accessed at lensofculturalanthropology.com.

Social Cultural Anthropology

Social Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : George Allan Phiri
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2009-09-01
ISBN : 1606087363
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Effective communication with the African society in the field of missions, church planting, and social development work has been and continues to be a great challenge, particularly to people from western cultural and language orientation. Africans are a we rather than I and a depended on rather than independent of society. The worldview of a traditional African in terms of society, relationships, and communication is communal. Certainly, the African perception of communalism affects how they communicate with the people of different cultural orientation. Africa has several cultures and people differ in their communication depending on their cultural orientation. However, there are universal African cultures that act as a framework for understanding key aspects of communication with Africans for successful missions, church planting, and social development work. This book, therefore, provides a strategy of understanding communication with the African society. The discussions in this book provide readers with different cultural orientations unique perception of the African society as s/he may be planning to communicate with the African society for missions, church planting, and social development work, even doing humanitarian ministry in African society. Although literacy levels have improved tremendously in most African countries, most of Africa is not a reading society. It is imperative to understand that most Africans still communicate orally and are not time conscious. Hence, effective communication in African societies ought to be based on storytelling rather than literature distribution, although this is in transition. In fact, Africans are oratory and good listeners. Thus, this book provides an understanding to people of different cultural orientations when they plan to communicate with the people in Africa.

Cultural Anthropology Human Experience

Cultural Anthropology   Human Experience Book
Author : Katherine A. Dettwyler
Publisher : Waveland Press
Release : 2011-03-31
ISBN : 1478608536
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Katherine A. Dettwyler, author of the Margaret Mead Awardwinning Dancing Skeletons, has written a compelling and original introductory text. Cultural Anthropology & Human Experience is suitable for use in Cultural and Social Anthropology courses, and its twelve chapters easily fit into quarter or semester terms, while leaving room for additional readings, discussions, or other projects. All the standard topics are covered, but with less emphasis on method and theory and more coverage of a variety of industrial and postindustrial societies. Auxiliary materialsbells and whistleshave been kept to a minimum to reduce distractions and maintain a reasonable price to students. The author has chosen all the photographs with great care to illustrate or amplify important points. The Instructors Manual includes summaries of each chapter, student exercises, and a test bank. Dettwylers upbeat tone inspires students to: develop the ability to think logically, objectively, and critically about different cultural beliefs, practices, and social structures; understand that humans are primates with culture, with a complex overlay of environmental and cultural influences; appreciate how powerful cultural beliefs and practices can be in shaping human perceptions of the world; realize that culture is not the same thing as social constructions of race, ethnic identity, or place of geographic origin; understand why/how cultural practices make sense within the cultures that practice them; articulate how an anthropological perspective helps discern everyday situations and interactions at the local, national, and international levels; understand that anthropology is not just an academic disciplineit is a way of looking at and understanding the world; appreciate the ways cultural beliefs and practices, social structures, and human lifestyles contribute to a meaningful life.

Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology

Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : R. Jon McGee,Richard L. Warms
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2013-08-28
ISBN : 1452276307
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences. Over the past 150 years, the subject matter and different theoretical perspectives have expanded so greatly that no single individual can command all of it. Consequently, both advanced students and professionals may be confronted with theoretical positions and names of theorists with whom they are only partially familiar, if they have heard of them at all. Students, in particular, are likely to turn to the web to find quick background information on theorists and theories. However, most web-based information is inaccurate and/or lacks depth. Students and professionals need a source to provide a quick overview of a particular theory and theorist with just the basics—the "who, what, where, how, and why," if you will. In response, SAGE Reference plans to publish the two-volume Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia. Features & Benefits: Two volumes containing approximately 335 signed entries provide users with the most authoritative and thorough reference resource available on anthropology theory, both in terms of breadth and depth of coverage. To ease navigation between and among related entries, a Reader's Guide groups entries thematically and each entry is followed by Cross-References. In the electronic version, the Reader's Guide combines with the Cross-References and a detailed Index to provide robust search-and-browse capabilities. An appendix with a Chronology of Anthropology Theory allows students to easily chart directions and trends in thought and theory from early times to the present. Suggestions for Further Reading at the end of each entry and a Master Bibliography at the end guide readers to sources for more detailed research and discussion.

The Field Journal for Cultural Anthropology

The Field Journal for Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Jessica Bodoh-Creed
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2018-12-14
ISBN : 1544334109
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Think about the world around you in new and different ways! The Field Journal for Cultural Anthropology takes students on an active journey of activities and research in order to apply the concepts they learn in the classroom. With over a decade′s worth of teaching and researching in anthropology, author Jessica Bodoh-Creed’s interactive book prompts students to practice fieldwork and ethnographic skills such as interviewing, taking field notes, creating maps and kinship charts, and overall gathering of data to become effective researchers. The topics cover the gamut of traditional cultural anthropology making this field journal relatable and engaging for students of all ages and backgrounds. INSTRUCTORS! The Field Journal for Cultural Anthropology is FREE when you bundle with Cultural Anthropology, 12e by Serena Nanda and Richard L. Warms. Use bundle ISBN: 978-1-5443-7687-5

Christian Origins and Cultural Anthropology

Christian Origins and Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Bruce Malina
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2010-11-01
ISBN : 1608999777
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bruce Malina provides the foundation for in-depth biblical interpretation using the tools of cultural analysis. As one of the pioneers in this field of biblical studies, Malina has taken the work of sociologist Mary Douglas, interpreted her "Group/Grid" model of cultural analysis, and applied it admirably to biblical studies and interpretation. He refines a new methodology of scholarly biblical interpretation. Since cultures differ, proper interpretation of one culture by another requires a method to compare and contrast the cultures. He has designed such methods and models using the principles of the Douglas method of sociological study. Malina's charts, models, and illustrations serve as study tools for other biblical scholars. His careful thorough work will enable these scholars to incorporate these new models for study into their own methods of biblical interpretation.

Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Conrad Phillip Kottak
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Social and Cultural Anthropology A Very Short Introduction

Social and Cultural Anthropology  A Very Short Introduction Book
Author : John Monaghan,Peter Just
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2000-02-24
ISBN : 0191578290
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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If you want to know what anthropology is, look at what anthropologists do. This Very Short Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology combines an accessible account of some of the disciplines guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work. Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropologys most important contributions to modern thought: its investigation of culture as a distinctively human characteristic, its doctrine of cultural relativism, and its methodology of fieldwork and ethnography. They then examine specific ways in which social and cultural anthropology have advanced our understanding of human society and culture, drawing on examples from their own fieldwork. The book ends with an assessment of anthropologys present position, and a look forward to its likely future. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Lene Pedersen,Lisa Cliggett
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2021-03-31
ISBN : 152975643X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Anthropology is an essential resource for social scientists globally and contains a rich body of chapters on all major topics relevant to the field, whilst also presenting a possible road map for the future of the field.

Cultural anthropology

Cultural anthropology Book
Author : Morton Herbert Fried
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1968
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Serena Nanda,Richard L. Warms
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-09-12
ISBN : 9781408093580
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cultural Anthropology, South African Edition provides an excellent coverage of cultures around the world. It is designed to increase your understanding of the human past and present, the unity and diversity that characterise the human species and how globalisation has affected the lives of people all around the world.

Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology Book
Author : Albert Muntsch
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1934
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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