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This concise and affordable introduction to the basic ideas and practices of contemporary cultural anthropology addresses the needs of anthropology professors who make extensive use of ethnographies and other supplementary readings in their courses. Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology offers a thorough annotated bibliography of the terms and concepts that anthropologists use in their work, while its conceptual and theoretical framework prepares students to read ethnography more effectively.

Table of Contents

1 Anthropology

2 Culture

3 Language

4 Culture and the Individual

5 Expressive Culture: Religion, Worldview, and Art

6 The Dimensions of Social Organization

7 Political Anthropology

8 Economic Anthropology

9 Relatedness: Kinship and Descent

10 Marriage and Family

11 Globalization

12 Theory in Cultural Anthropology

Appendix: Reading Ethnography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073530987
Author:
Lavenda, Robert
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Lavenda, Robert H.
Author:
Schultz, Emily A.
Author:
Schultz Emily
Author:
Lavenda Robert
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x.50 in. .70 lbs.

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