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:
  • 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?"--

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology


  • Author : Kenneth J. Guest
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015-08-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN 10 : 0393265013


Essentials of Cultural Anthropology Book Description :

Covering the essential concepts that drive cultural anthropology today in a newly streamlined format, Ken Guest's Essentials of Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age shows students that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture, and that the tools of cultural anthropology are vital to participating in a global society. A "toolkit" approach emphasizes the discipline's big questions and reinforces key concepts to show that these tools are useful beyond the classroom--in relationships, campus life, workplaces, religious communities, and our globalizing world.

ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY


  • Author : A. R. N. SRIVASTAVA
  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012-09-19
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9788120346536


ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY Book Description :

This well-organized text continues to present the social-cultural anthropological concepts and theories which have influenced the mankind in the past, particularly in the twentieth century—between the years 1965 and 2000. The new edition is incorporated with two new sections—one defining the major concepts of sociology—defining society, community, association and so on, and the other an Appendix on Tribal Movement in India. The book further provides an anthropological analysis of cultural institutions relating to society, economy, polity, folklore and art. The description of the relation between language and culture and a separate chapter on Cultural Change, make this text unique. Examples are taken from all across the world to describe socio-economic, political, and religious institutions, and give a panoramic view of the diverse cultures. This book is intended to serve as a text for undergraduate students of Anthropology and postgraduate students of Anthropology and Sociology. In addition, it would also be beneficial for the students preparing for various competitive examinations. KEY FEATURES • Provides theoretical orientations in cultural anthropology. • Contains annotated references at the end of each chapter. • Gives an insight into the contributions of well-known anthropologists. • Illustrates concepts through diagrams and charts, thus enhancing the value of the text.

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology


  • Author : Garrick Bailey
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2013-01-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • 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.