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Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader

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Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader is a collection of articles that provides compelling examples of applied research in all four fields of anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. The ninth edition offers 11 new readings and a new chart at the beginning of the text to help instructors and students locate key themes and topics.

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Contents

*= new reading

To the Student

To the Instructor

Introduction: Understanding Humans and Human Problems

PART I Biological Anthropology

1 Teaching Theories: The Evolution-Creation Controversy

Robert Root-Bernstein and Donald L. McEachron (The American Biology Teacher, 1982)

*2 Re-reading Root-Bernstein and McEachron in Cobb County, Georgia: A Year Past and Present

Benjamin Z. Freed (2008)

*3 The Family Tree Has Become a Bush with Many Branches

John Nobe Wilford (New York Times 2006)

4 What Are Friends For?

Barbara Smuts (Natural History, 1987)

5 Mothers and Others

Sarah Blaffer Hrdy (Natural History, 2001)

6 Great Mysteries of Human Evolution

Carl Zimmer (Discover, 2003)

7 Ancient Bodies, Modern Customs, and Our Health

Elizabeth D. Whitaker (1998)

8 Slumbers Unexplored Landscape

Bruce Bower (Science News, 1999)

9 Ancient Genes and Modern Health

S. Boyd Eaton and Melvin Konner (Anthroquest, 1985)

10 The Tall and the Short of It

Barry Bogin (Discover, 1998)

11 Identifying Victims After a Disaster

Dick Gould (Anthropology News, 2005)

PART II Archaeology

12 Battle of the Bones

Robson Bonnichsen and Alan L. Schneider (The Sciences, 2000)

13 The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

Jared Diamond (Discover, 1987)

*14 Uncovering Americas Pyramid Builders

Karen Wright (Discover 2004)

15 New Women of the Ice Age

Heather Pringle (Discover, 1998)

16 Disease and Death at Dr. Dicksons Mounds

Alan H. Goodman and George J. Armelagos (Natural History, 1985)

17 The Secrets of Ancient Tiwanaku Are Benefiting Todays Bolivia

Baird Straughan (Smithsonian, 1991)

18 “Clean Your Plate. There Are People Starving in Africa!” The Application of Archaeology and Ethnography to Americas Food Loss Issues

Timothy W. Jones (2005)

19 Dawn of a New Stone Age in Eye Surgery

Payson D. Sheets (1993)

*20 The Challenge of Race to American Historical Archaeology

Charles Orser (American Anthropologist1998)

PART III Linguistics

*21 From Hoefonum to Heavens

Y. Battercharjee (Science 2004)

*22 Village of the Deaf

Margalit Fox (Discover 2007)

23 “To Give up on Words”: Silence in Western Apache Culture

Keith H. Basso (Southwestern Journal of Anthropology, 1970)

24 A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication

Daniel N. Maltz and Ruth A. Borker (Language and Social Identity, 1982)

PART IV Cultural Anthropology

CULTURE AND FIELDWORK

25 Body Ritual Among the Nacirema

Horace Miner (American Anthropologist, 1956)

26 Race Without Color

Jared Diamond (Discover, 1994)

27 Shakespeare in the Bush

Laura Bohannan (Natural History, 1966)

28 Eating Christmas in the Kalahari

Richard Borshay Lee (Natural History, 1969)

FAMILY and KINSHIP

29 How Many Fathers Are Best for a Child?

Meredith F. Small (Discover, 2003)

30 When Brothers Share a Wife

Melvyn C. Goldstein (Natural History, 1987)

31 Our Babies, Ourselves

Meredith F. Small (Natural History, 1997)

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

*32 Strange Country This: An Introduction to North American Gender Diversity

Will Roscoe (Changing Ones 2000)

33 Tricking and Tripping: Fieldwork on Prostitution in the Era of AIDS

Claire E. Sterk (2000)

34 Law, Custom, and Crimes Against Women: The Problem of Dowry Death in India

John van Willigen and V. C. Channa (Human Organization, 1991)

HEALTH, MEDICINE, AND CULTURE

35 Culture and the Evolution of Obesity

Peter J. Brown (Human Nature, 1991)

*36 Pocahontas Goes to the Clinic: Popular Culture as Lingua Franca in a Cultural Borderland

Cheryl Mattingly (American Anthropologist 2006)

37 Culture, Poverty, and HIV Transmission: The Case of Rural Haiti

Paul Farmer (Infections and Inequalities, 1999)

38 Circumcision, Pluralism, and Dilemmas of Cultural Relativism

Corinne A. Kratz (2002)

WORK AND BUSINESS

*39 Conflict and Confluence in Advertising Meetings

Robert Morais (Human Organization 2007)

40 Coming of Age in Palo Alto

Kiate Hafner (New York Times, 1999)

41 Just Another Job? The Commodification of Domestic Labor

Bridget Anderson (2002)

CONFLICT, LAW, AND CULTURE

42 The Kpelle Moot

James L. Gibbs, Jr. (Africa, 1963)

43 Contemporary Warfare in the New Guinea Highlands

Aaron Podolefsky (Ethnology, 1984)

*44 Army Enlists Anthropology in War Zones

David Rohde (New York Times, 2007)

GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURE CHANGE

45 Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflection on Cultural Relativism and Its Others

Lila Abu-Lughod (American Anthropologist, 2002)

46 Cell Phones, Sharing, and Social Status in an African Society

Daniel Jordan Smith (2005)

47 The Price of Progress

John H. Bodley (Victims of Progress, 1999)

*48 Moral Fibers of Farmer Cooperatives: Creating Poverty and Wealth in Malian Cotton Fields

Scott M. Lacy (2008)

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ISBN:
9780073405353
Author:
Podolefsky, Aaron
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
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Brown, Peter J.
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Lacy Scott
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Brown Peter
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Lacy, Scott
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Podolefsky Aaron
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Lacy, Scott M.
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Brown, Peter
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Anthropology
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Applied anthropology
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20081031
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English
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340
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10.70x8.40x.60 in. 1.70 lbs.

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