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Readings in Cultural Anthropology seeks to teach students the importance of culture and its influence on human life. By including examples of Western, North American cultures, the text makes cultural understanding and comparison more relatable to student audiences.
The inclusion of current information and articles allows students to connect with major anthropological concepts through relevant events. The Fifteenth Edition reflects the changing nature of the discipline of anthropology by shifting its focusing to the more concerning issues of today. Useful features like a glossary of key terms help students understand basic concepts discussed in the readings. Articles throughout the text touch on all major subfields, including environmental, global, and medical topics, giving students a comprehensive introduction to the field.
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Paper Bound with Access Card. Up-to-Date information relates the topic of cultural anthropology to modern events. Student Aids help readers digest major concepts throughout the text.
And, it allows you to be more flexible in your course. Covering a wide range of anthropological topics, MyAnthroLibrary offers a variety of full-length ethnographies and more than case studies and articles — all in one, convenient place. This collection of two- to four-minute videos will help students put the field in context, making the study of anthropology more meaningful and engaging. It’s a single place to create, track, and grade writing assignments, provide writing resources, and exchange meaningful, personalized feedback with students, quickly and easily.
For students, new direct, single sign-on provides access to all the personalized learning MyLab resources that make studying more efficient and effective. Talking on the Job by Deborah Tannen. Public Interest in Ethnography: Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources.
If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. McCurdy has been a professor of Anthropology at Macalester sinceacting as chair spraley the department for extended periods since Professor McCurdy received a B.
He completed a major ethnographythen restudy, of a Bhil tribal community in Rajasthan, India. He has also conducted a conflift study of spirit possession His ethnographic studies have examined corporate managersstockbrokersJehovah witnessesas well as members of an environment movement He has also performed continued ethnography on a national motorcycle association. Dianna Shandy is Professor of Anthropology at Macalester College, where she has cobflict teaching since She earned a Ph.
Her work spans U.
Specific research projects have explored college-educated women negotiating work and family in the Convlict States, African asylum seekers in Ireland, and the Nuer South Sudanese diaspora. James Spradley was a professor of Anthropology at Macalester College from until his passing in He was a prolific author who wrote or edited 20 books in 12 years.
He made especially notable contributions to the literature on ethnography and qualitative research. We don’t recognize your username or password.
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Readings in Cultural Anthropology uses the following features to facilitate learning: Up-to-Date information relates the topic of cultural anthropology to modern events NEW! Seven articles have been added to the text, and five selections have been brought back from previous editions. Four of these articles have been written specifically for the fifteenth edition. Eight articles in this edition have been strengthened with new, relevant information.
Culture and Ethnography has revised and updated definitions and examples throughout. It also includes a revised article by George Gmelch. Language and Communication includes new definitions and examples. Ecology and Subsistence NEW! An article by Susan Crate on climate spraddley in Siberia is included. An article on technology and gender division of labor in U. The introduction includes new examples and definitions.
The concept of neoliberalism is introduced with a link drawn between events conforrmity Malawi and World Bank interventions. Kinship and Family NEW! Article on how males and females attain social adulthood in Guinea, West Africa. Definitions and examples have been changed throughout. An article by David McCurdy describes the role of groups in American society, looking at how they function conflicy meet social needs and how they are maintained.
Law and Politics NEW! An article by Carolyn Nordstrom discusses illegality and the informal economy, linking the local with larger in econo-political processes. Law and Order by Spradley and McCurdy has been brought back from previous editions.
Original feature by Rachel Mueller discusses the lover spirits in Senegal, describing the relationship between this belief system and Islam and coflict for their existence well into the future.
Definitions and examples have been updated throughout. Globalization has been updated to provide new examples. It also introduces and defines the concepts of social and financial remittances and diasporas.
Using and Doing Anthropology has been retitled to better reflect the purpose of this section; the introduction has been revised conformiity. Student Confodmity help readers digest major concepts throughout the text Key Terms are listed at the end of the introduction to each part, allowing students to familiarize themselves with terminology sprad,ey delving into the text. cnformity
Maps help students locate the societies discussed in the book, lending geographical context to the information presented. Glossary at the end of the book allows students to review topics they confoormity not understand.
Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology, 14th Edition
New to This Edition. Up-to-Date information relates spardley topic of cultural anthropology to modern events Seven articles have been added to the text, and confoemity selections have been brought back from previous editions. Economic Systems An article on technology and gender division of labor in U. Law and Politics An article by Carolyn Nordstrom discusses illegality and the informal economy, linking the local with larger in econo-political processes.
Religion, Magic, and Worldview Original feature by Rachel Mueller discusses the lover spirits in Senegal, describing the relationship between this belief system and Islam and argues for their existence well into the future. Ethnography and Culture by James P. Shakespeare in the Bush by Laura Bohannan 6. Reciprocity and the Power of Giving by Lee Cronk Women in the mine by Jessica Smith Rolston Mixed Blood by Jefferson Coformity.
Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology by James Spradley
Motorcycles, Membership, and Belonging by David W. Law and Order by James P. Spradley and David W. Navigating Nigerian Bureaucracies by Elizabeth A. Boyfriend Spirits in Senegal by Rachel Mueller Baseball Magic by George Gmelch Run for the Wall: An American Pilgrimage by Jill Dubisch Nuer Refugees in America by Dianna Shandy Improving Nutrition in Malawi by Sonia Patten Using Anthropology by David McCurdy.
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